Dachshund has knack for helping

DOG THERAPY—Louie the dachshund has become an important part of Dr. Judy Welch's therapy sessions. The pooch helps put patients at ease, especially younger patients who may come to the sessions with fear and anxiety.

"Dogtor" Louie is a healer.
The tiny, chocolate-colored dachshund is owned by Dr. Judy Welch, a Thousand Oaks-based psychologist who learned that Louie had a knack for helping people in therapy.
Louie's talent for tending to the emotional needs of ...

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