Animal Planet's New Stars: A Couple Dedicated to Rehabilitating Wolves and Warriors

Dr. Lorin Linder and Matt Simmons are saving the world’s wolves and helping America’s veterans at the same time.

The two are the caring brains behind Lockwood Animal Rescue Center in Ventura County, California.


Wolves are helping war vets deal with PTSD

Being thrown to the wolves could be the best therapy session ever for the war vets featured on “Wolves and Warriors.”

The Animal Planet series, premiering Saturday (Sept. 1), pairs veterans — many suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) — with wolves and wolfdogs (part wolf/part dog) at the Lockwood Animal Rescue Center (LARC) in Frazier Park, Calif.


What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD?

An unexpected bond between damaged birds and traumatized veterans could reveal surprising insights into animal intelligence.


Living with Wolves Saved My Life

Veterans suffering from PTSD now have options other than traditional treatment and medication. It's called wolf therapy. At Lockwood Animal Rescue Center, these veterans are getting back their nature.


The War in Between: A Wolf Sanctuary Helps Heal Military Veterans

This Wolf Sanctuary Helps Military Veterans Heal From PTSD


How orphaned parrots help troubled veterans, and vice versa

Some troubled Los Angeles veterans are getting help through an unlikely source: orphaned parrots.


‘The War In Between’: Doc About Veterans With PTSD & Wolves Gets Picked Up By 7th Art Releasing

The War in Between, a documentary film about veterans with PTSD and wolves helping each other heal, just was picked up for North American distribution by 7th Art Releasing.


Psychologist Lorin Lindner discusses inspiring new book ‘Birds of a Feather,’ about sanctuary for wounded veterans and parrots, at Vroman’s

Serenity Park, founded by clinical psychologist Lorin Lindner, is a nonprofit sanctuary for parrots and military veterans with trauma issues, tucked inside the 387-acre Veterans Administration Medical Center grounds in West LA.


Birds of a Feather: Hope, Healing, and the Power of Animals

A new book by Lorin Lindner shows how much other animals can help us along


Wounded Veterans and Rescued Parrots Heal Together at Serenity Park

A moment ago, as a passing helicopter’s blades sliced blue sky overhead, we nearly had to shout to be heard above the piercing, disorienting cacophony of 42 shrieking parrots, barely visible through thick wire mesh beneath a sun-dappled canopy of trees.


LOCAL HEROES | Fostering healing and helping one another

Jun 27, 2018 | Camarillo, Cover Story, Daphne Khalida Kilea, Feature, News, Ventura, Ventura County


Why Wolves and Dogs Should Never, Ever Be Bred

Sadly, for several decades now people who don't know better (and many who do know better but lack scruples) have been breeding domestic dogs with wolves, creating wolfdogs, also called wolf-dog hybrids.