Therapy Golden Retriever Dixie working her magic

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Canine counselors find role at school
Administrators sold on benefits

By JANET ROMAKER, BLADE STAFF WRITER

BRYAN – Across northwest Ohio, some schools are going to the dogs. Canine counselors – Allie in Bryan, Magic in Tiffin, and Dixie in Findlay – work each school day with students and staff, and as their success stories spread, more schools across northwest Ohio sign up for therapy dogs.

Allie, a golden retriever with a heart of gold, could easily be called the leader of the pack. The award-winning, professionally trained therapy dog was a Christmas gift to the Bryan Middle School student body in December, 2004, and since then people have been sitting up and taking notice of her work with students.

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