Special Needs Students Get a Boost from Former Shelter Dog

A rescued shelter dog with a new lease on life is paying it forward by serving special needs students in Ashland, Oregon.

A new and unique teaching program that pairs dogs and children is making for some very positive experiences in the classroom. NBC5’s Laura Cavanaugh reports.

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  1. Our dog is a rescue from a hoarding situation. He was chained to a tree for his life with so many other dogs. He was 57 pounds when we fostered him, a little over a year ago. He’s now 70+# and a therapy dog!

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