Dogs That Heal
Increasingly in health care assistance circles, dogs like Teddy help the disabled and comfort the sick, setting them a breed apart. Graduate student Jay Leisener, paralyzed from the waist down in a trampoline accident, needs help with tasks such as opening the refrigerator and retrieving pencils dropped on the floor. Teddy, his Labrador assistance dog, is there for him.
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| Carol Guzy The Washington Post|