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Embracing Healing Hooves: The Tale of Airdrie’s Stanley and Reid

Stanley is a one-year-old Black Angus Steer. He weighs about 1100 pounds and has jet-black hide. He may look like a menacing bull, but nothing could be further from the truth. One look into his big eyes and a nudge from his adorable, wet nose means that he is amenable to hugs, cuddles, kisses, and anything else anyone and everyone who needs some tenderness might need. So what do Stanley and REID the Mental Health Awareness Cow–a green and white plushie that can fit into the palm of one’s hand have in common?

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