“Dogs can witness and experience the unimaginable and still give back to the human race. Dogs have unconditional love, and they’re survivors, and they share.”

Gayle Ellias adopted her Malamute, Ichabod, after he was rescued from a dog meat trade slaughterhouse. Ichabod went on to be certified as a therapy dog through ATD and provides love and support to children in need. He recently visited students affected by the Oxford High School shooting and children at the Friendship Circle, dedicated to supporting children with special needs. As part of our partnership with Canidae Pet Food, we were featured on People.com to spread awareness about the benefits of therapy dogs. Check out the amazing story of Ichabod the Therapy Dog and his parent Gayle:

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