A suburban Philadelphia prosecutor is adding to her staff, although the new hire won't be arguing in court.
A 2-year-old Labrador named "Turks" will pad the courthouse floors to serve as a “comfort dog” for victims and witnesses.
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman says the pooch can help soothe the stress of testifying about traumatic events.
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The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Turks is coming on board through Canine Partners for Life. The Chester County group trains service and therapy dogs.