National Dog Show: How therapy dogs save lives

Matt Grassie
NBC on Yahoo Sports

Mary Carillo checks out the life-changing uses of three therapy dogs that help at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. The dogs offer comfort to the inhabitants of the house, as well as non-judgmental affection for some of the children dealing with medical issues. Susan Campbell, executive director of the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, also speaks to the natural intuition of the dogs, which seem to innately know what the children need.

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