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Dogs ease pandemic isolation for nursing home residents

Dogs ease pandemic isolation for nursing home residents

Eileen Nagle sees her family in video chats and drive-by visits, but that hasn't made up for the lack of warm hugs in the nine months since the pandemic led her nursing home to shut its doors to visitors. Enter Zeus. "Zeus is a friendly little snowball, very happy," said Nagle, 79, after the peppy bichon frise paid a visit to her room...

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