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Cuddling with dogs has proven to be very beneficial to people, like therapy dogs, who help people make it through the day, every single day. There’s also the dog who cuddles with his human little sister so that she can sleep after being terrified by an earthquake. But dogs also benefit from cuddling and snuggling with us.

Jeff Honig, as seen in the video above, volunteers 10 hours every week to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to snuggle shelter dogs. When they come out of surgery, he is there waiting to snuggle them with love. No doubt, it helps them recover and feel loved until they can be adopted.

Shelters need the help of volunteers to be able to help as many animals as possible, and it’s amazing how just donating time to snuggle and cuddle can be so helpful to the dogs in shelters!

If you enjoy stories about dogs cuddling and rescue dogs, check out Terrified Dogs Cuddled Up Together in Shelter… and Then This HappenedThese Homeless Dogs Went From Cuddling in a Tire for Warmth to Living it Up in a Mansion!, and Abused Former Fighting Dog Wants Nothing More Than to Snuggle With the Man Who Saved Him.

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