NutriSource Gives Veterans a Helping Paw

What is it about dog people that makes them such doggone good people? For our frens at NutriSource Pet Foods, making a difference has been part of their core values from the very beginning. When we heard about their partnership with Soldier’s 6, we knew it was worth barking about. 

Healing for Heroes

man with his service dog

There’s no denying the connection between good-quality food and a dog’s health. NutriSource is formulated with the best ingredients that support whole-body pet health. But they’re also supporting health in another way—through a remarkable connection between dogs and our country’s heroes.

NutriSource is investing resources in Soldier’s 6, a non-profit organization that provides honorably discharged veterans, police officers, firefighters, paramedics, correctional officers, and 911 dispatchers in Minnesota with specially trained service dogs at no cost to them. These special dogs help guide those suffering from PTSD, emotional challenges, and physical pain through life’s most difficult days.

Support from NutriSource

NutriSource and KLN Family Brands know the importance of the human-animal bond, and have committed to supporting the efforts of Soldier’s 6, ensuring more veterans in our community are able to start on a path toward healing with a specially trained canine companion by their side. In addition to supporting the organization with financial contributions, NutriSource also employs a trainer who works with the service dogs and their handlers to foster the relationship and teach them the skills needed for success.

“Contributing to the mission of Soldier’s 6 is a privilege and honor,” said KLN Family Brands CEO Charlie Nelson. “Our military members and first responders sacrifice so much for us. Too often, they leave the battlefield with deep scars we can’t see. The love and companionship of a dog can literally save their lives.”

Reward Your Pup, Give Back

If you’re like us, your bond with your own furry sidekick serves as inspawration to help others experience the kind of healing that only comes from a dog. Luckily, being a philanthropup is as easy as doin’ a sit! When you pick up a bag of SuperStars Training Reward Treats, 100% of the profits go to the NutriSource SuperStars giving program, allowing them to fund life-changing programs like Soldier’s 6. The treats come in four drool-worthy flavors: bacon, beef, cheddar, and chicken. Got pup’s attention? Find ‘em at your local NutriSource retailer.

This article was brought to you by our pals at NutriSource. By choosing their exceptional line of food and treats to give your pup the very best, you’re also giving bark to others. Sniff out their SuperStars Training Rewards, packed with protein and low in calories!

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Photo credit: Soldier’s 6

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