WASHGINTON (Army News Service, March 4, 2008) – It’s a win-win situation for wounded and sick Soldiers recuperating at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and homeless dogs waiting for adoption at the Washington Humane Society.
Soldiers take classes in animal behavior and practice training dogs twice a week at the Humane Society. The dogs get training that makes them more adoptable and some much-needed attention.
The Soldiers get out of the hospital with something to take their minds off their treatments or medical boards. They get exercise, affection and some positive re-enforcement.
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