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Utah woman and canine companions help responders cope in wake of Las Vegas shooting

Posted at 10:06 PM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 12:43:12-04

LAS VEGAS -- As the nation mourns those killed in a mass shooting in Las Vegas, a Utah woman is doing her part to help the community cope.

Shari Swift of Cedar City, Utah, is walking the Las Vegas Strip with Sasha and Shay in an effort to lift spirits and help people find moments of peace.

Swift's animals are critical incident stress dogs.

She and the pups have been meeting with paramedics, police and others who need a moment of canine companionship.