Therapy dogs are excellent and can help people of any age who suffer from difficult or stressful situations. This is no secret to anyone. In fact, you can find them for every problem out there, including seizures and hyperactive disorders.
Did you know there’s a particular type of therapy dog available to help kids feel safer while they testify in a courtroom? There’s no exaggeration to say that being called to testify is a stressful event, and children often get sick to their stomachs when doing it. That’s why it’s comforting for them to have a therapy dog with them.
One therapy dog named Karl changed a girl’s life forever. Here is their story.
The Court Dog
Adult problems can be quite frightening for kids, especially when they must testify in court. However, it’s necessary in many situations. One young girl had to take that stand because someone wronged her.
She Froze Up
The poor little girl froze immediately when she saw the man who did her wrong. Nobody blamed her for being afraid, but she had to give her testimony, and the entire courtroom knew that. However, Karl was a court dog that came to save the day!