I like to rub his head; he likes that.” Mr. Gray is referring to “Stormy,” a two year old Chow who is visiting him at the Northside Health Care Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Mr. Robert Gray, who wanted to have his real name used, has been wheelchair bound for the past 34 years as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. A resident of Northside for the past 4 years, he looks forward to the monthly visits by the three therapy dogs. “I think it’s great; I enjoy it every time they come.”

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