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For these homeless individuals, comfort comes with a collar

Clip: 04/17/2019 | 3m 33s Video has closed captioning.

An estimated 5 to 10 percent of the million homeless individuals across the U.S. have pets. For the first time, an Arizona survey of local homeless populations has begun to gather information about these animal companions as well as their humans. Samie Gebers of Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism reports on the bond connecting person and pet when all they have is each other.

Aired: 04/17/19

Rating: NR

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