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Rescue Dog Turned Therapy Dog Helps Save Owner

Family Life - Pets

Therapy dog retriever Beth Zilbert photoWhen Beth Zilbert trained her rescued Golden retriever, Luke, to become a therapy dog, she had no idea that one day he would help her survive her own trauma.

“Luke was found wandering the streets after Hurricane Katrina,” says Zilbert, of Lake Charles, La. The pound that was keeping him sensed he was special and pleaded with Zilbert to adopt him.

After the attorney founded a program in Louisiana to help train shelter dogs to become therapy dogs, tragedy struck. And, Luke became her savior.

(READ the story in HaloPets)

Thanks to Brenda Gelean for submitting the story on our Facebook Page!

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