Pets can truly transform their owners. At 22, Julie Barton was crippled by her severe depression. She sought help from family and doctors, but nothing worked until she adopted a puppy. Forum talks with Barton about her memoir, "Dog Medicine," which chronicles the special role her dog, Bunker, played in her recovery. And we want to hear from you: How have pets changed your life?
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Julie Hill Barton, author, "Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself"