Cory and Opus
Cory & Opus Cory, a U.S. Army veteran, was injured in a blast while serving overseas. He returned home with traumatic brain injury and PTS, including symptoms of anxiety, paranoia, and hypervigilance. Cory is graduating from Operation Full Circle with Opus, a black Labrador retriever who is trained to create a barrier around Cory in large crowds or open spaces and help him stay calm in stressful situations, among other tasks. Opus came to FSD as an owner surrender. This team is sponsored by Vets Helping Heroes and was trained by Anne Burgess.