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Hawaii Fi-Do dog therapy for devil dogs

Cpl. Jorge Cruz, a patient at the detachment, sits with Max, a 1-year-old boxer and a trained Hawaii Fi-Do dog on July 29, during the third of six sessions at the detachment this year. Since July 15, warriors from the detachment have been working with specially trained dogs from the local nonprofit organization. The organization is conducting a six-week program with the wounded warriors, offering emotional therapy through interaction with specially trained dogs.



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This work, Hawaii Fi-Do dog therapy for devil dogs [Image 2 of 5], by Kristen Wong, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.29.2011

Date Posted:08.05.2011 21:07

Photo ID:439572

VIRIN:110729-M-TH981-004

Resolution:1395x2100

Size:1.96 MB

Location:KANEOHE, HI, USGlobe

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