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Lowe’s Hires Man with TBI and His Service Dog

A picture posted to Facebook by Lowe’s recently went viral, making its way around the internet and even to many news stations, including CNN. The picture featured Owen Lima, a new employee, and his service dog, Blue. Lima has a traumatic brain injury, which makes it difficult to understand people, especially when they talk fast. […]

A New Path for Helping Hooves

“Small yet mighty.” That is how some horse lovers describe miniature horses. Minis were bred around the world over the centuries to be smaller yet still have the positive attributes of a horse. Miniature horses tend to be hardy animals with a gentle spirit. Miniature horses are not new to West Virginia. At one time, […]

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