Therapy dogs bring respite to Ukraine war veterans

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“Ricky, a larger than life golden retriever, wags his tail as he nestles his head on Vasyl’s lap. But still, the war veteran looks tense.

Then the dog throws his front paws onto the shoulders of the 47-year-old suffering from post-war trauma, and a smile forms across his face.

“This is probably the most soothing thing,” says Vasyl in the corridor of a large medical centre for veterans in Kiev.”

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