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Jefferson County Attorney's Office brings in the dogs

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 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jefferson County Attorney's Office is teaming up with therapy dogs to help with some of their cases.

Prosecutors plan to use the WAGS program to help children who are victims of crimes.

“So the victims of those crimes have already been through really severe trauma and the idea of facing their accusers in court can almost be overwhelming.” Prosecutor Erin White said, “A sweet dog with them while we talk about the case so we have something else to focus on, something else to look at can be just amazing in their ability to handle the situation.”

The therapy group has already teamed up with the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office and has experienced great success.

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