Pet therapy a way of life for dog and owner

Just call me Kolya

By Michael Picarella

Dogs aren’t called "man’s best friend" for no reason. They’re gentle, loving companions and, in the toughest times, they’ll be there to put a smile on your face.
Kolya, a 145-pound Great Pyrenees dog, has been making hospitalized patients and others smile for more than five years. He and his owner, Agoura Hills resident Betty Walsh, participate in a pet therapy program at UCLA.
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