therapy dog

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The Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting is getting a therapy dog to help students who need emotional support.

Moffitt Cancer Center

When Kelly Pavone adopted Holly, she knew that the golden retriever found “dirty, hungry and alone” wandering the streets of Titusville would make a wonderful therapy dog. 

For three years, Pavone and Holly were regulars at Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center, where Holly helped calm nerves and aleve stress, the Tampa Bay Times reports.