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Grief therapy dog comforts people at Missouri funeral home


TROY, Mo. (AP) — After only four hours of sleep, Melissa Moran was exhausted by the time she reached the funeral home to make arrangements for her mother's service.

To Moran's surprise, a grief therapy dog was waiting for her and her family at the door.

Yeti, a 2-year-old goldendoodle, sat quietly while Moran made the arrangements and offered support when needed.

"When we would get kind of emotional, the dog would come right on over and sit down, just to say, 'Hi, I'm here,'" Moran told the Columbia Missourian . "The dog seemed very concerned about our emotions."

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