When veteran Kevin Schmidt met his service dog Misty for the first time, he felt bonded to her almost immediately.”When Misty came in the picture, my wife had written this letter and she had this one comment that really stuck out — she said, “The week that Kevin got Misty was the first time I saw him smile in years,'” Schmidt said. “I never thought about a service dog before I got Misty, and now I can’t see what it would be like to be without her.”

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