Therapy Dogs At Olympic Swimming Trials In Nebraska Sound Like The Best Way To Calm Your Nerves Ever

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At last week’s Olympic swimming trials, spectators got to see the very best American swimmers compete to attend the 2016 Olympics. What they may not have known is that behind the scenes were creatures not often see poolside: Dogs. USA Swimming welcomed 30 therapy dogs at the Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, to help swimmers cope with stress and anxiety associated with competing. The therapy dogs appear to have been a resounding success, with at least one competitor claiming that the friendly pups improved her performance in the water.

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