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About Dr. Louck
Dr. Louck and Molly
Dr. Jennifer Loucks started as a vet technician at Whippany Vet 9 years ago and then pursued her dream to become a veterinarian at Ross University. She finished her clinical year at Oklahoma State University and then moved back to New Jersey. She has now returned to Whippany Vet to start her career as a veterinarian. Her special interests include: soft tissue/orthopedic surgeries and canine/feline behavior. She hopes to focus her future studies in those areas.
Her 3 pets: Molly, Dylan, and Goober have traveled all the way from the Caribbean, where she adopted them while in school. Dr. Loucks enjoys hiking and swimming with her dog, Molly.
Dawn A. Marcus, M.D.
About The Power of Wagging Tails:
Medical studies have consistently shown that patients benefit from therapy dog visits. One recent study of 59 adults showed that following a therapy dog visit their energy levels increased, respiratory rated calmed significantly and pain scores decreased by over 20 percent. Mood scores improved by over 60 percent with the patients feeling less tense, anxious, angry, tied depressed and dejected.Now in The Power of Wagging Tails, Dr. Dawn Marcus showcases the wide range of research that shows the therapeutic and healing power of people of all ages and with a wide range of health conditions. These research findings are brought to life through the personal stories of healing from dog owners across the United States and Canada.She shows you how to unleash the healing power of your own dog, describes how to effectively add a dog to the home of someone with a chronic condition, explains how the family dog can help with chronic health conditions, and teaches how to train a companion dog to be a certified therapy dog to help others.The Power of Wagging Tails is of interest to dog owners, people wondering how to help family and friends coping with chronic illnesses, and individuals considering training their dogs