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Therapy Dogs Help Troops Deal With Combat Stress, Depression


Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, canine, therapy dogs, humans, soldiers )

Yrna
- 1403 days ago - q13fox.com
Combat stress on soldiers is a very real problem the military trying to tackle.Now there's a new tool in the arsenal at Joint Base Lewis McChord to help soldiers thru difficult times.Specialist Jon Miles and his dog First Sergeant Butch are on a mission,



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Comments

Cindy C. (125)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 1:49 pm
that is so wonderful awww
 

Sue Matheson (76)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 2:20 pm
gotta love those therapy animals.
 

. (0)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 3:04 pm
yrna, thx for this - noted

i recall our dogs being wonderful therapy at local retirement homes, etc. as the folks eyes would light up when they'd see them!
 

Shirley S. (176)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 11:01 pm
Anything to help them deal with stress is great.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (148)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 2:01 am
Dogs will remain Man's Best Friend! This is Wonderful as companionship is so vital to these soldiers when day in & day out they are away from family these dogs are God sent. Thanks Yrna.
 

Ingrid A. (532)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 2:20 pm
Awesome. Noted. Thank you Yrna.
 

Susan S. (191)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 4:55 pm
Dogs are such wonderful therapy helpers. Maybe it is another great role for shelter rescues. Thanks for posting.
 

june bullied (553)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 6:03 pm
great news.
 

Evelyn B. (79)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 7:40 pm
Noted Tks.... Yrna..
 

Mary T. (185)
Friday February 18, 2011, 5:25 pm
Noted.
 
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