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Service dogs bring comfort to Newtown

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  • Therapy canines help in time of crisis
  • Head of group explains what goes into training

A group of therapy dogs has been brought to Newtown, Connecticut, to comfort those affected by the tragedy there.

Jane meets a few of these beautiful animals and Tim Hetzner, President of Lutheran Church Charities who brought these comfort dogs to Newtown. He explains how the comfort dogs help and what goes into training a therapy dog.

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