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by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

The Benefits of Service Dogs in Cancer Recovery

Service dogs can provide patients during and after radiation or chemotherapy with social, physical, and emotional support during cancer recovery. Spending time with a four-legged companion — petting their fur, walking, and enjoying loyal companionship — has been proven to spark joy, encourage socialization, and improve mental health in cancer patients, according to recent studies. More than that, dogs can also perform daily tasks for those with limi...

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