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Jacko's a doggy superstar
8:20am Wednesday 24th October 2012 in Local
RESIDENTS at Four Acres Nursing Home in Studley are making a fuss over a heroic visitor.
Jacko the dog visits the home from Alcester twice a week with his owner Joan Baylis, to spread a little love amongst the residents.
Alistair Print, assistant manager said: “We’ve got a dementia unit here and he comes in and jumps up on people’s laps and they pet him. He’s a lovely dog and the residents absolutely adore him.
“I think any older people love animals, and it just gives them a chance to give a bit of love back. They don’t really get the opportunity much, and he’s furry and warm and happy to be cuddled. He’s very gentle, exceptionally friendly. He’s a super dog.
“Occasionally people bring in dogs, and we’ve had stray cats in, and birds that come to the window, but he’s the only dog that comes in to visit the home regularly. He’s definitely well appreciated here.”