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Therapy dogs provide comfort in Squirrel Hill following deadly shooting

Aaron Aupperlee | Tribune-Review
Copper, a bloodhound, was among a group of therapy dogs from Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, who were brought to Squirrel Hill on Oct. 28, 2018.

Therapy dogs from Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, arrived Sunday morning in Squirrel Hill as the community tried to grapple with a mass shooting that left 11 people dead.

The Go Team, a group of therapy dogs, showed up at the corner of Murray and Wilkins avenues with 13 dogs, some big and some small.

“We’re just here to support the community,” said Lisa Pierce, a member of The Go Team from Brentwood. “Sometimes just petting a dog helps.”

The dogs included Copper, a bloodhound; Sienna, a mini American shepherd; Milo, an American cocker spaniel, and LucyLu, a golden doodle.

Aaron Aupperlee is a Tribune-Review assistant news editor. You can contact Aaron at 412-336-8448, or via Twitter @tinynotebook.

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