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Day: May 3, 2009

Dogs Helping Victims in Court

Dogs Helping Victims in Court

A little known law on the California books is that a child witness may have another human or a dog with them on the witness stand.  A non-profit group called Paws’itive Teams has been providing dogs for this purpose. One such team is Lynn Chavez and Dory.  Chavez is a Police Officer with the San Diego Police Department.  Dory, a Team Facility Dog, helps children get through this trying time.  Dory is trained to support and comfort children as they…

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