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April 24, 2013

Pooches pay visits to area nursing home

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Colin said sending cats to the nursing home might not work out as readily as dogs, because some cats have a tendency to scratch, and patients might be on blood thinning medication.

The initial experience at Sharon Springs Manor has been so positive that Colin said she will be sending dogs to Marchand Manor, an assisted living facility in Sharon Springs that is affiliated with Sharon Springs Manor.

“When the dogs are sitting on their laps, you see the smiles coming across people’s faces,” Colin said. “It’s so very heart-warming.”

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