Parents and teachers say they've been amazed at how children who needed some extra help at school with things like reading and confidence have improved thanks to working with a dog.
The North Devon based charity Dogs Helping Kids is now training owners and their animals across our region as by word of mouth demand for their volunteer service has exploded.
Our correspondent Seth Conway reports:
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