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Therapy Dogs In Hospitals and Hospices

Posted by Richard Massafra on

Why Dogs Can Be Great Therapy for Humans Some 17,000 years ago, humans first began to domesticate dogs from their feral ancestors, the wolves. Since then, dogs have been bred into a many large and small varieties. They have been given jobs, such as shepherds’ helpers and guardians of our valuables when we are away. They pull sleds and rescue us when we get trapped in the snow. They guide us if our eyesight fails us, and for millions and millions of people they provide daily companionship and loyal friendship. It is of little wonder then that the medical profession...

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