➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
PA: Allowing dogs in courtrooms brings calm, concerns
Associated Press – August 12, 2017
After months of telling her story over and over to police officers and lawyers, it was finally time for the 12-year-old Bucks County girl to walk into the courtroom and testify against her rapist. She was petrified. While she waited to be called into court, the girl curled up on a chair and hugged her knees. Then Bud, a greyhound from Roxy Therapy Dogs, was brought to her side.