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May 2019

  1. Courthouse bandit comforts young witnesses

    The Cleveland County DA's office in Oklahoma has brought in a therapy dog to assist children who are involved there as either victims or witnesses. Therapy dog Bandit was trained with the Human Animal Link of Oklahoma Foundation.

  2. The truth about therapy dogs in children's hospitals

    In a study at Southampton Children's Hospital involving three handlers and five Golden Retrievers, researchers found that therapy dogs provided benefit to children during procedures like radiology tests. The study was published in the British Journal of Nursing.