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EP 969B - Doctor Dogs: How Our Best Friends Are Becoming Our Best Medicine

Summary: Bestselling author Maria Goodavage reveals the revolutionary ways dogs are helping those with autism, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and so much more.
Air Date: 12/3/19
Duration: 20:46
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Maria Goodavage, Author
Former USA Today journalist Maria Goodavage is considered one of the foremost author experts on working dogs with her critically-acclaimed New York Times bestselling books, Soldier Dogs, Top Dog, and Secret Service Dogs. She has appeared on numerous national TV shows, including The Daily Show and Today, and has given talks about working dogs at the New York Stock Exchange, National Museum of the United States Air Force, and other notable venues. She lives in San Francisco with her yellow Lab, Gus, among other people.
  • Book Title: Doctor Dogs: How Our Best Friends Are Becoming Our Best Medicine
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/SoldierDogs/
  • Guest Twitter Account: @MariaGoodavage
EP 969B - Doctor Dogs: How Our Best Friends Are Becoming Our Best Medicine
Dogs have been shown to detect cancer and Parkinson’s disease, as well as alert people to seizures and diabetic lows or highs and other life-threatening physical ailments.

In her new book, Doctor Dogs: How Our Best Friends Are Becoming Our Best Medicine, bestselling author Maria Goodavage reveals the revolutionary ways dogs are helping those with autism, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress disorder. And, she introduces us to intrepid canines who are protecting us from antibiotic-resistant bugs, and to dogs who may one day help keep us safe from epidemic catastrophe.

Listen as Goodavage joins Dr. Roizen to explain how dogs are becoming our happy allies in the fight against dozens of physical and mental conditions.

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