The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Colette Pondella works with members of her wolf pack at Shadowland Foundation ranch.

    Cuddling Therapy on the Wild Side

    If there are wolves at the door, why not invite them in? The lupine residents of farms like Wolf Connection and Shadowland Foundation are breaking down barriers, giving humans a chance to interact with the biggest, baddest animal they’ve never seen in real life. They’re paired with addicts as therapy animals, used as teaching tools in business workshops and occasionally called upon to participate in a wedding ceremony. And while they still carry the spirit of the wilderness not found in any lapdog, they just may help to heal what ails you.

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