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Topic: Mutts Help PTSD Vets

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Subject: Mutts Help PTSD Vets
Date Posted: 5/1/2010 4:16 PM ET
Member Since: 10/17/2006
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One of the little news items that cheered me up somewhat, lately, was a story about a woman veternarian who salvaged some mutts from the animal shelter and subjected them to some training to make them into a special kind of 'therapy' dogs.  She has placed eight of 'em so far, and it appears that when a combat veteran has a "bad" time (flashback or such), the dog 'knows' to go to the human and lick his face or somehow indicate sympathy (of a canine sort, I guess).  I say, God bless the lady vet, and the mutts!

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