Meet Max, a tail-wagging hero who cheered young Charlie out of loneliness when his father went off to war. Max is a therapy dog. His primary goal is to make people happy with a wag of the tail and a quick lick on the face. In Therapy Dogs, young readers will meet many dogs like Max who are specially trained to bring happiness and a smile to people’s lives. Big or small, shaggy or shorthaired, these friendly dogs travel from hospitals to nursing homes to back yards or any place where dogs are needed as man’s best friend. Full-color photos and real-case narratives guarantee to show children just how friendly and protective dogs can be.