Ex-stray, pooch has new job as therapist

Ex-stray, pooch has new job as therapist

There are 21 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Feb 9, 2009, titled Ex-stray, pooch has new job as therapist. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

Of all their many traits, dogs are perhaps most appreciated for their attribute of giving unconditional love.

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Beacon, NY

#23 Feb 11, 2009
Lisa P wrote:
It's a great idea, but what training do these dogs go through before they are placed in an institution as a therapy dog?
He is not technically a "therapy dog", he is a resident dog who makes the institutional environment more home like, which is therapeutic for the residents who live there.

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