Spartacus the therapy dog visits students, soothes victims of tragedy
For residents of southwestern Connecticut, there is a big dog in town to help comfort during difficult times.
Spartacus is a 4-year-old Akita who is both a therapy dog and a K-9 first responder.
The dog lent an ear Tuesday morning to reading third-grade students at New Beginnings Family Academy in Bridgeport. Before that, Spartacus responded to the stabbing death of 16-year-old student...