Brian Taylor, a first-grader at Memphis College Prep, reads to Sammy, a bearded collie, during the Central Library's Paws for Reading program. Brian declared he prefers reading to dogs over people. (Kyle Kurlick/The Commercial Appeal)
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Therapy dogs help people in many different walks of life. A funeral home in Clinton, Arkansas recognized the comfort and benefit of therapy dogs and is training one to help the grieving families they serve.