Miniature donkey therapy program pays big dividends
EAST SANDWICH — Diane Gaudet gently guided a curry comb across Jake the miniature donkey's coarse mane, smoothing out the wiry hairs on his brownish-gray coat.
Her subject was no dismal Eeyore on this late spring afternoon; in fact, Jake seemed to tilt his head in approval at all the attention."OK, Jake, keep your head still," Gaudet chirped. "Your hooves are next there, buddy."
Then came a sort of donkey pedicure. Using a hoof pick, Gaudet scraped some dirt and gunk off Jake's hind hoof — an important daily duty to prevent infections. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE