Bracken the Spaniel is giving military man Jimmy a new leash of life

The Glasgow man had seen some horrific sights during his time in the Territorial Army, but that had been years before.

Surely it wouldn’t have taken so long to affect him?

But Jimmy had likely been living with the symptoms for many years without being diagnosed.

Nine years since the shocking news, Jimmy has come to accept it and is now in a much better place.

This is partly thanks to a bouncing springer spaniel full of energy called Bracken. She was gifted to Jimmy by a charity called Glen Art, whose Bravehound scheme matches companion dogs to veterans.

The 60-year-old said: “I’m up at the back of five every morning, taking her walks.

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