“Abigail,” a Jack Russell therapy dog, at Children’s Hospital dog parade and Halloween celebration in Washington, D.C., in 2012.
“Abigail,” a Jack Russell therapy dog, at Children’s Hospital dog parade and Halloween celebration in Washington, D.C., in 2012. Linda Davidson The Washington Post
“Abigail,” a Jack Russell therapy dog, at Children’s Hospital dog parade and Halloween celebration in Washington, D.C., in 2012. Linda Davidson The Washington Post

Therapy animals are everywhere, but they may not help people in need after all

July 03, 2017 08:07 AM

Comments

More Videos

Watch the beauty of our Sutter Buttes come alive in this gorgeous video 1:34

Watch the beauty of our Sutter Buttes come alive in this gorgeous video

Big city mayors ask state for help on homelessness 0:59

Big city mayors ask state for help on homelessness

Man caught on camera throwing hot dogs at store employee 0:56

Man caught on camera throwing hot dogs at store employee

This is what Oroville Dam spillway looks like mid-February 2018 1:57

This is what Oroville Dam spillway looks like mid-February 2018

See stylish Queen Elizabeth II attending her first fashion show 1:11

See stylish Queen Elizabeth II attending her first fashion show

Replace Capitol annex to make a ‘people’s house,’ lawmaker says 0:48

Replace Capitol annex to make a ‘people’s house,’ lawmaker says

'It's time for bail reform,' says California attorney general 0:56

'It's time for bail reform,' says California attorney general

Florida high school students march 13 miles to school shooting scene, demand change 0:32

Florida high school students march 13 miles to school shooting scene, demand change

Amanda Renteria on timing of her candidacy 1:03

Amanda Renteria on timing of her candidacy

This mother has something to say after the McClatchy High shooting threat 1:20

This mother has something to say after the McClatchy High shooting threat