These nurses are training puppies at their hospital for veterans

"The patients love it," nurse Maggie Homer said.


Two nurses are training puppies for veterans.

They're doing so at Touro Hospital for a new program called United States Veterans Service Dogs.

Most of the veterans in the program have post-traumatic stress disorder.

Nurses Maggie Homer and Maggie Watson are teaching the golden Labradors basic commands and incorporating them into daily therapy with patients.

Tap the video above to find out how patients are responding to the new guests.