No dog’s life for children who have canines in theirs

A study finds that youngsters who interact with dogs are less stressed than those who don’t

16 June 2022 - 19:09

The stress levels of most eight- to nine-year old children in a UK study went up over a school term, but not among the group who interacted with trained dogs and their handlers, the results of the new trial show...

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