In 2013, we introduced you to Caber, Canada’s first “Trauma K9,” in a National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (Victims Week) Sharing Our Stories video. Since that time, the use of victim service dogs has increased significantly across the country.
Join us as we learn more about how the Camrose and District Victim Services is optimizing Lucy’s role to provide more effective services to victims of crime.
Note: The child in these photos is an actor.
To start the photo essay, click here.
This photo essay references a Department of Justice report that notes the benefits of animals to vulnerable individuals in general, and in supportive or therapeutic-like contexts. The full report is available here.