Therapy Dogs: Austin Dog Alliance

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. -- Gene Mohr, a retired Tech. Sergeant, pets Mollie, a three year old Sheltie at Langley Hospital Jan. 30.  Mollie does about 10 visits throughout the Hampton Roads Area.  This is her third week visiting Langley Air Force Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Zachary Wolf)
More than just man’s best friend or your most loyal pet, dogs double as great therapy and service partners, too. Not to be confused with service or assistance canines, therapy dogs are most often found in hospitals, nursing homes, schools and the like. Therapy dogs are famous for their calmness an