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What My Dog Taught Me About End of Life

Two months ago, our Maxie, a 16-year-old black Standard Poodle, died. During her 14+ year career as a therapy dog, she made over 300 visits with nursing home residents, hospice patients, and distressed college students. Watching how people responded to

Pet Therapy Dog Tessie Brings Comfort to Hospice Patients

Wednesdays are the best day of the week!   My human says in a cheerful voice, “Do you want to go to the Kaplan House and put smiles on people’s faces?”   Off we go to visit patients at the

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