Tuesday is a Golden Retriever owned by Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan. Luis Carlos Montalvan is a 17 year veteran in the United States military who sustained serious injuries in the Iraq war. Capt. Montalvan suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder like many veterans. Part of what helps Luis in his journey through life is the presence of a faithful Golden Retriever wherever he goes. Tuesday is a Golden Light for being a service dog for Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan.
Some of the services that Tuesday does for Luis Carlos Montalvan is he senses when he becomes anxious and calms his nerves, helps him walk when he has vertigo, and reminds him to take his medicine on schedule. CBN did an interview with Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan about how Tuesday has changed his life.
The following is a video of David Letterman interviewing Luis Carlos Montalvan with his dog Tuesday.
Luis Carlos Montalvan wrote his memoirs in the book called Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever that Saved Him. Published in the Summer of 2011 it is available to be purchased at Amazon. The book won the 2012 USA Best Book Award in the Autobiography/Memoir and Audiobook Non-fiction categories (Source). The following is a video of the trailer to the book Until Tuesday.
You can follow Tuesday's ongoing Golden Light adventures in the future through Luis Carlos Montalvan's website at www.luiscarlosmontalvan.com or on his Facebook page.
Golden Light Honors the Lives of Golden Retrievers.