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Hanceville, AL: School therapy dog "helping kids deal with their emotions"

Nov 7, 2022, Hanceville, AL, WBRC: Cullman Co. Schools welcomes therapy dog to Hanceville Elementary

Hanceville Elementary School’s newest employee is unlike any other. He has several years of training and so many skills that administrators are even going to allow him to take naps on the job. But when the new employee is as precious a pup as Ghost, it is easy to see why so many students are eager to welcome him to Hanceville Elementary.

School leaders and counselors believe the labrador retriever could be critical in helping some of the more troubled students.

“From helping to reduce discipline referrals, disruptive behavior, helping kids deal with their emotions, regulate themselves,” said Hanceville Elementary Counselor Reeves….


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