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Unconditional Love: Therapy Dogs Bring Joy to Residents of Seniors Home


Animals  (tags: retirement home, therapy dogs, bonding, comfort, bonding, friendship, seniors )

Simone
- 2115 days ago - thepeterboroughexaminer.com
Yvonne Fitzgerald cradles the white, fuzzy creature and beams. Completely at ease, the 89-year-old strokes the dog lying comfortably in her arms. The visit is a treat for a group of seniors at a retirement residence. Following a workout they sit down



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Andrea Baumann (0)
Friday January 6, 2012, 1:04 am
Totally agree.....animals can bring incredible joy, companionship and peace to seniors! It's one of the things I think they relate to the best, and offers such a good outlet for their emotions as well.
 
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