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News & Views February 2015 Issue

‘Dogs in Military Service’  Takes On New Meaning

The right bond between a teenager and her dog can lead to the making of a confident, competent adult.

‘Dogs in Military Service’ Takes On New Meaning

Pets may help kids cope when their parents are deployed.

You’ve no doubt heard stories of soldiers and dogs who have forged strong bonds on the combat field, reuniting at home to become, well, family. Now, new research from Tufts suggests that the children of deployed soldiers may benefit from a close relationship with a dog as well.

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