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November 19, 2015

A Dog’s Life … at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop intheloop

When Jessica Smidt conducts interviews, she looks for certain must-have traits in her candidates: reliability, predictability, friendliness and, perhaps most importantly, a “happy tail.” That may sound like a strange job requirement, but for the coordinator of Mayo Clinic’s Caring Canine Therapy Dog Program, it’s a telltale (ahem) sign that a potential recruit has the […]

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Tags: Caring Canines, Dr. Edward Creagan, Jessica Smidt, Sharon Theimer


December 23, 2014

An Ode to Joy, Stress, Coping and a Happy-ish Holiday Season to All

By In the Loop intheloop

Read time: 3 minutes The holidays are a time of joy, giving, memories, family squabbles, overeating, over-imbibing, and for some, even sadness and depression. Which is why, in addition to helpful tips on hosting the most amazing holiday party ever (ev-er), the Internets are filled with tips on managing stress, staying centered, repairing relationships, and […]

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Tags: Angela Lunde, Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Edward Creagan, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Holidays, Sheryl Ness, stress


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