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Author Lunis, Natalie.

Title Comfort dogs / Natalie Lunis.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated, [2015].


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  615.8 LUNIS    ---  Available
Description 32 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Series Dog heroes
Dog heroes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents Torn apart by a tornado -- Please pet me -- Bringing comfort -- Furry counselors -- The start of an idea -- Meet the dogs -- Time for training -- Hooray for handlers! -- Lifting people's spirits -- Big hugs for first responders -- Comfort in the courtroom -- Cool schools -- Just the facts -- Common breeds: comfort dogs.
Summary Meet Isaiah. He s one of nearly 70 golden retrievers who are sent around the county to perform a special job to comfort and calm people after a tragedy has occurred. From meeting survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing to victims of Hurricane Sandy, these specially-trained dogs help relieve people s stress as they provide peace and comfort. Run by the Lutheran Church Charities, the comfort dog program is truly an example of the amazing ways a furry friend can bring happiness or even just a smile to people when they need it most. With real heart-warming stories and full-color photos of these lovable canines, this book is sure to appeal to dog lovers everywhere.
Audience 234.
1030 Lexile.
O Fountas and Pinnell.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG RL 5.9 0.5 168979 PCMS.
Subject Animals -- Therapeutic use.
Human-animal relationship.
ISBN 1627242872

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