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Let's Discuss...the comfort a pet can bring

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For some, just the sight of an adorable animal can brighten their day and lift their spirits. For others, interacting with a pet can offer comfort, relaxation, and rejuvenation. If you are going through a cancer experience, or supporting a loved one who is, you may find that you are comforted by a pet. 

Do you have a story to share about your own pet, or maybe a friend's pet who became more attentive to you? Or maybe you found comfort in watching a funny animal video as you sat through treatments. Let's discuss the comfort a pet can bring during difficult times. 


Hi , when i was first diagnosed with cancer just going to the cancer center i was scared but after  meeting a therapy dog that was there instantly calmed me.The next time i went it was the start of my chemo, i was crying and scared not knowing what to expect in that room.Again a lady and her therapy dog just happenned to be in the waiting area. I went to pet and stroke the dog and it instantly calmed me down.I also have 2 dogs off my own. I think these special dogs  are amazing at calming and making people less scared at the cancer centers and hospitals.
  • Posted Wed 18 Jul 2018 03:26 PM EDT

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