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Therapy dogs help calm people under stress
| Contributor(s):: Patricia Montemurri, L. L. Braiser
Legions Pause Funding PTSD Service Dogs Over Training Concerns (Ottawa Promises Standards to regulate "Wild West" Animal Market)
This is an online article by Molly Segal of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reporting that "Some provincial branches of the Royal Canadian Legion are no longer using poppy funds to help pay for service dogs to treat post-traumatic stress disorder for veterans." The...
Catching Dreams Out at the Ranch
| Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona
This newspaper article speaks to the effects of an animal and nature assisted therapy program for people with disabilities and mental health diagnoses in Alberta Canada.
By Helping a Girl Testify at a Rape Trial, a Dog Ignites a Legal Debate
| Contributor(s):: William Glaberson
Rosie, the first judicially approved courtroom dog in New York, strikes up debate over the lagality of having dogs present in the courtroom.