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Treating PTSD with canine company

In Uganda, it's not that common to keep dogs as pets, instead they tend to guard things and are therefore are feared and distrusted. Francis Okello is a man who's trying to get his compatriots to see them in a more positive light. He recently set up the country's first ever therapy dog programme - to help people manage post-traumatic stress disorder.

Image: Francis Okello
Credit: Halima Athumani

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10 minutes