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Local therapy dog nominated for the American Humane Hero Dog Award

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Posted at 8:26 PM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 12:19:08-04

Joseph Hall and his dog Chance make up a therapy dog team and belong to Caring Canines, a part of the San Luis Obispo Dog Obedience Group (SLODOGs).

Chance has been nominated and is a candidate for the American Humane Hero Dog Award, which is set to be presented later this year.

From places like nursing homes, Grizzly Youth Academy, to Camp Roberts, Chance has made about 50 visits as a therapy dog and has even helped soldiers suffering from PTSD.

The American Humane Hero Dog Awards® is an annual, nationwide competition. Seven finalists will be honored at a star-studded awards gala which will be broadcast nationwide on the Hallmark Channel.

Anyone 18 and over can vote for Chance at herodogawards.org/dog/chance-2/.