top of page

Wanda and Lexi


Sponsors, family, and fellow veterans, I stand before you today as a proud Army veteran who was fortunate enough to find solace and independence with the help of a service dog. My name is Wanda Evans I have been living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for decades now.

I want to start by expressing my heartfelt gratitude to Vets to Vets United for taking the time to consider the impact that a service dog will have on the lives of veterans like me.

Durning my darkest period I learned about Vets to Vets United and Dr. Terry Morris; and the incredible work that service dogs with their handlers can do to help veterans. I applied and had the pleasure to learn how to train my current fur partner Lexi.

Lexi is a Labrador Retriever with a heart of gold and an un wavering dedication to my wellbeing. She has been trained to detect and respond to my PTSD episodes, providing me with comfort, security, and a sense of stability.

With Lexi by my side, I have been able to take small steps towards reclaiming my life and has also given me a newfound sense of independence and confidence. That is why I urge sponsor’s and organizations to continue advocating for programs like Vets to Vets United that support the training, placement, and care of service dogs for our nation’s veterans.

bottom of page