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Leon County Courthouse celebrates animal therapy program

Leon County Courthouse celebrates animal therapy program
Posted at 4:34 AM, Aug 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-03 00:50:53-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Pups and their trainers took over the Leon County Courthouse.

They were celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Second Judicial Circuit Animal Therapy Program.

It became the first court-sponsored program in Florida in August 2007.

The therapy dog teams are provided by Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare.

The circuit covers Leon, Gadsden, Jefferson, Wakulla, Franklin, and Liberty counties.

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