Lisa Peterson went straight to the dogs -- therapy dogs, that is -- when she returned home to Newtown from a business trip to Florida upon learning of the Sandy Hook school massacre.
A couple attend a prayer service on December 14, 2012 at a local coffee shop after the shooting at the nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Friday's brutal rampage killed 20 first graders and six teachers.
"I saw them and I just had to come over and hug them," Peterson said Tuesday as she stroked Abbie Einstein and Smartie Jones, two gentle, purebred golden retrievers whose mission in life is to make people feel better.
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