Posts Tagged ‘therapy dogs’

JHCN pet visit specialist Rosalind Zukowski and her 3-year-old mini labradoodle, Frannie, visit Hilda Bloom

Enriching Lives

Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network offers programs to bring comfort, joy to those near the end of life. Physical suffering often requires more than just treating physical pain to feel relief, and the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network (JHCN) takes this understanding to heart. When Carole Jo Lasser, a gifted pianist…

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Four-Legged Lifesavers: Specially trained dogs enhance owners’ quality of life.

  Dogs are known to be man’s best friend; they also can be lifesavers. Specially trained dogs can be trained to warn their owners of impending problems related to a spectrum of maladies, including diabetes and blindness. In Detroit’s Jewish community, individuals are enhancing their lives through these service dogs and some are training puppies…

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