Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican Vice Presidential candidate, brought national attention to a Des Moines organization that matches trained service dogs with veterans. The Puppy Jake Foundation is dedicated to training the dogs for military veterans, particularly those dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Friday evening they enjoyed a visit from Palin, her husband Todd and Utah Senator Mike Lee.
The three met with workers and played with eight puppies, that will be trained to become service dogs. The organization is led by Republican fundraiser Becky Beach, who became friends with the Palins a few years ago. Palin urged followers on Facebook to support The Puppy Jake Foundation. Here is her post: