Strays to the Rescue

Strays To the Rescue
Diana Walker

"My wife saw an ad in a local paper for an Aussie being fostered by Molly's Militia in Augusta, Ga. She had been living on the streets for several months and had had a litter of puppies ... She loved going with the horses and always stayed near us. We knew that she was meant to be part of our family ... We have worked at the Naples Community Hospital and at several nursing homes ... On many visits we heard patients say, "This is the best thing that has happened to me since I came here." One lady suffering from dementia carried on a conversation with Serena for five or six minutes; the nurse said this was the most sense the woman had made in a long time. On one visit, Serena absolutely refused to leave a patient's room, and I finally had to almost drag her out." — Steve Briggs, pet-therapy evangelist, restaurateur

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