Therapy dogs help a range of people in nursing homes, schools, and even a Barnes & Noble bookstore
Rusty visits with Helen, a resident of St. Mary's at Asbury Ridge in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Therapy, it seems, has gone to the dogs.
Therapy dogs that visit and attend to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, and other places offer comfort and support to people.
What these dogs provide is as varied as each patient, according to Deanna Klingel, who lives in Sapphire, North Carolina, and has therapy dogs named Lily and Jessie.
“For many patients, seeing the dog, petting…