A real treat: Dogs prove good patients at physical rehab

A real treat: Dogs prove good patients at physical rehab

ST. LOUIS -- Breathing hard, the elderly patient limped off a treadmill in Jacquie Welkener's physical therapy office in suburban Manchester, Mo., and sat down to rest. Welkener leaned in close, placed a comforting hand to her client's face and said, "Does that feel better?" The patient responded the only way it could. It licked Welkener on the cheek. "That's ...

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