To Book A Doctor's Appointment, Check the Dog's Schedule

RoseTracker| Dogs are now on doctor duty, bringing calm and affection to distressed patients in larger numbers of practices. Calorie-free comfort food, a happy and wagging tail, a slurp on the patients ankle. The smarter the dog, the more individualized the treatment. Simply stated, dogs are disarming and have a way of diffusing the negative stress surrounding doctor’s visits. Read on at WSJ: The Doctor’s Dog Will See You Now. (Note: we don’t see the same trend in cats.)