Funeral Home Dogs

May 31, 2014

Dead dog Alona Beach, Panglao Island.Jax, a laid-black Labrador, along with fellow dogs Lady, Gracie, and Birch are trained therapy dogs. The dogs are certified to provide comfort to grieving families.
Jax usually spends his day sleeping in a comfortable spot inside the funeral home office. His demeanor changes whenever a family walks through the door.
The owner of the funeral home said that a gesture as simple as laying their heads on a grieving person’s lap or being there for a crying child to pet can help keep the grieving process better. The funeral dogs stay at the funeral home office or hallway at all times.
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