UVALDE, Texas – Therapy dogs from San Antonio are in Uvalde offering support to members of the grief-stricken community following the massacre at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday.
The dogs are with Therapy Animals of San Antonio — an all-volunteer non-profit organization.
Dogs like Scout, a 6-year-old female therapy dog, will be at the Uvalde Civic Center offering support on Wednesday.
This is Scout, she’s a therapy dog here from San Antonio. She and her handler Chris will be offering support to families and the community here in Uvalde. Scout definitely helped us today @ksatnews pic.twitter.com/1YHRjgTJGl— Leigh Waldman (@LeighWaldman) May 25, 2022
Scout and her handler Chris already met with KSAT reporter Leigh Waldman who said “Scout definitely helped us today.”
What we know so far about the Uvalde school shooting is that 19 students and 2 teachers died after a gunman opened fire inside the school.
For more mental health information, you can watch this video where a mental health expert shares tips on helping children deal with trauma.
KSAT also has a section on Mental Health that can help provide resources if you or someone you know is struggling.
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