Pecos joined SafeSpot Children’s Advocacy Center’s multidisciplinary team in August 2015. Pecos is a certified Facility Dog trained by Canine Companions for Independence. Pecos provides comfort and companionship to children and their family members who come to SafeSpot CAC. The presence of a facility dog during a forensic interview or a mental health session can be a source of comfort to children and enables them to more easily describe the abuse they have experienced or crime they have witnessed. One of Pecos’s most valued qualities is the unconditional love and attention that he gives to the clients and patients with whom he interacts.
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