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Therapy Dogs Working Their Magic To Promote Good Health
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Therapy Dogs Working Their Magic To Promote Good Health

Folks from all over are celebrating the completion of Scissortail Park. The lower park opened Friday and the celebration has been going on all weekend. Dogs are not just man's best friends, but a friend to everyone they meet.Their names are Groot, Hank and Eleanor and they're therapy dogs. Jennifer Shepherd said she's been training dogs to counsel humans for 40 years. “Some dogs cause chaos, our dogs don't do that. Therapy dogs are typically trained to cause calmness,” Shepherd said. Shepherd said she's been training her dog Eleanor for a little more than a month.She said she sees how Eleanor and other therapy dogs can change someone's day for the better. “It calms them down. It literally drops your blood pressure and when you're petting them it puts you in a place of no stress. The dog...