Humans have been using dogs as healers for thousands of years, and continue to do so today.
Using dogs as healers in scientific and intuitive ways is not a new practice. From their presence at healing temples in the ancient world to their work as service animals, dogs can cure what ails humans.
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"A Dog’s History of the World” by Laura Hobgood-Oster chronicles the canine-human story by weaving together archaeology, history and literature to conclusively illustrate that the relationship has never been one-sided.