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Therapy Dogs Get Their Due

Dogs that dole out unconditional love got their due on Sunday, when dozens of therapy animals were honoured by St. John’s Ambulance.

The pets – and their equally hard-working owners – are used in a variety of rehabilitation roles. They help those who are sick, lonely or reside in full-time care facilities.

Patients who have never responded to any other visit light up when the dogs are brought in, one volunteer explained.

To find out more about the program, click here.

To see what happened at the ceremony, watch the video below.