The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Can Man's Best Friend Ease Mental Illness? Expert and Author, Patti Sherlock, Reveals How Pet Companionship Can Ease Emotional Strife

  08/26/2010  10:00 am PDT

The New York Times recently reported a story about how dogs are now being enlisted to help these veterans reclaim their emotional balance. In an experimental program, the federal government is providing preliminary support to connect some veterans with trained dogs to help them heal. The program is already achieving some very tangible successes, with a number of servicemen in the program now able to sleep, no longer needing multiple forms of medication, and even getting out of their homes and reintegrating themselves into society.


Dr. Pat Baccili

Dr. Pat Baccili helps individuals and organizations break through their limiting Crust so they can reach their unlimited potential. Her specialty is assisting people face ...

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Patti Sherlock

Patti Sherlock knows how to tell a dog story. Her books, three novels for young people and three adult nonfiction books -- with many of them being about the bond between mas...

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