comfort dogs

In times of tragedy, these trained dogs offer a form of emotional support.
HuffPost Live takes a look at the wonderful life of 21st century pets. From strollers to outfits, we speak to pet parents about going the extra mile to make their furry babies feel loved and about the unconditional affection they get from their pets.
While animals can be aggressive due to the pain of injuries or operations, cuddles from Dominic help keep them calm. Haswell
Bruce with author's son, David. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean Pabey, left, U.S. Army Sgt. James Carlberg and Army Staff Sgt. Abby
As the class of 2013 was preparing to say their goodbyes and move on to the next stage of their lives, so was another member
Casey wasn't the most popular dog in her owner Carol Baird's neighborhood. She had a heart of gold but a nose for trouble. So when a man rapped on Carol's door, said he lived three blocks away and then asked for her dog's name, Carol braced herself.
The comforting companions, part of the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dogs program, are the same canines that were
By Solange De Santis Religion News Service NEWTOWN, Conn. (RNS) As the children of Sandy Hook Elementary School returned