2014 International Courthosue Dogs Conference group. Testifying in front of your attacker in court is terrifying. These dogs make it easier. Everyone deserves to be heard, and these dogs are helping some witnesses find their voice.
Malvern, a service dog trained to work with victims and witnesses, gives a big kiss to Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley. With them is Donna Crawford, Malvern's owner and handler. (Tom Bolton / Noozhawk photo)