A headline on the Huffington Post blared: "Comfort Dogs Sent To Newtown From Chicago Area To Help Community After Sandy Hook Shooting." CNN’s top dog Anderson Cooper followed – or led the pack; who cares? – with a similar segment about insourcing dogs to comfort the afflicted community of Newtown, Conn.
One day after
the massacre of 20 children and seven adults at Sandy Hook Elementary
School, "a group of golden retrievers from the Chicago area
made a cross-country journey to … Newtown."
or barf, barf?
Are there no
companion dogs in Newtown, Conn.? Must expert dogs be brought in
to properly minister to the mourners? Apparently so. Even the neighborhood
dog is now unqualified for the big time.
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h/t to reader wild river.