Therapy dogs welcome YES Prep Southwest students, staff back more than a week after school shooting

“HOUSTON — This was no ordinary school day for YES Prep Southwest students. After taking a week off due to a shooting inside the school, students returned to the campus, not to focus on schoolwork, but to heal.

Therapy dogs Rebal, Grace, Gus and Pickle Juice — all with Hope Animal-Assisted Crisis Response — were on campus to provide comfort to students still shaken by the Oct. 1 shooting that injured principal Eric Espinoza.”

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