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Dogs Take the Witness Stand With Abused Children


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Simone
- 3180 days ago - kltv.com
)- Smith County officials have approved a plan to let dogs accompany abused children during courtroom testimony. The idea is that therapet dogs will offer comfort while a child is on the witness stand.



   

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Carol H (229)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 5:59 am
excellent idea, good news. thanks Simone
 

Monica D (580)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 3:00 pm
Good idea!
 

Rebecca Stover (33)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 3:19 pm
I have seen this done once with great results, it is an excellent idea. Noted, tweeted, and thank you Simone for passing on this awesome idea!
 

Kathy Javens (104)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 4:24 am
Noted. Whatever will help the children is worth a try. Thank you, Simone for this nice piece of news.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 6, 2010, 1:16 pm
Noted, thanks
 
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