July 11, 2009 11:32 AM Subscribe
Tuesday is a so-called psychiatric-service dog, a new generation of animals trained to help people whose suffering is not physical, but emotional. They are, effectively, Seeing Eye dogs for the mind.
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Tuesday's master is an Iraq war veteran suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder.
Tuesday, and many other dogs like him, are being trained in New York prisons in a program called Puppies Behind Bars