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Need another reason to love dogs?  Today I learned that there are dogs trained to be therapy for traumatized children.  According to the New York Times , Rosie the golden retriever recently helped a 15-year-old girl testify in court that her father raped her, and had gotten her pregnant.  Court rooms are terrifying enough, and with the trauma she went through it’s truly a miracle that anything could comfort her in that situation. ... Read More
Last week, I read a few articles in relation to results from a recent Australian Hotel Association (AHA) survey, revealing that women are consistently more likely to pilfer than men. Millions of dollars a year in the hotel industry, are lost to theft; from tiny soft face towels, to larger items like statues. Essentially, anything not nailed down. This data from a segment of the hotel industry, got me thinking about theft- the illegal taking of another ... Read More