APTOPIX Brazil Pet Therapy Photo Gallery

In this Nov. 17, 2016 photo, Elizangela Santos, a 35-year-old receiving cancer treatment, rubs the chin of a Schnauzer dog named Paola in her bed at the Support Hospital of Brasilia, Brazil. Every Thursday, patients here receive visits from a special breed of therapists: dogs trained to help them in their recovery from disease or injury. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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