Dogs Help Autistic Children at the Dentist's Office

May 11, 2017 01:05 AM
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Autistic children are naturally sensitive to changes in their routines, including visits to the doctor or dentist. They may become agitated and uncooperative. When a dog trainer in Chile tried bringing dogs to the office to help the children relax, the experiment proved so successful that it evolved into a full-scale business. VOA's George Putic reports.