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Dutchess the Blind Therapy Dog

From Huffington Post: When a child approached to pet but seemed nervous, Dutchess instinctively understood and would respond with great gentleness so the child felt safe. [Her trainer] believed that Dutchess possessed an empathy and that couldn’t be taught, making her an ideal therapy dog for people with autism and special needs, especially those hesitant