Great project, great outcomes at the nursing home....myself I am not ready for a digital dog...yet...but when they have one I can program to bite....ok enough of that silly thought!  BD 

Dogs may have a hard time wrapping their paws around this one: Robotic competition is nipping at their heels in the man's-best-friend department. image

A study by Saint Louis University found that a lovable pooch named Sparky and a robotic dog, AIBO, were about equally effective at relieving the loneliness of nursing home residents and fostering attachments.

ABC News: Robotic Fido Makes Grandma Smile


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