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Radio Producer Describes Therapy Dog's Emotional Visit With Nursing Home Residents

Posted On: May 28, 2022   |   Posted By: iHeart Dogs

Radio Producer Describes Therapy Dog's Emotional Visit With Nursing Home Residents

The benefits of interacting with a therapy dog are numerous. These dogs with docile personalities and specialized training can ease anxiety, inspire confidence, and provide a vital dopamine release to those who need it most.
Morgan, Digital Director at The Bobby Bones Show on iHeart Radio, appeared on the January 20th, 2022 episode to remind listeners of the value of a therapy dog's presence. During the show's “Tell Me Something Good” segment, Morgan shared a story about visiting a retirement home with her recently certified rescue dog, Remi.
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Though some people living at the retirement home had difficulties remembering, interacting with Remi sparked some pleasant thoughts. Morgan explained:
“t was really sweet because when we would go up to them, they would share their stories about the dogs they used to have, and that was almost the only thing they would remember. But Remi inspired them to remember those stories.”
For some, Remi offered some quiet...

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