Labrador Retriever Receives Honorary Degree From Virginia Tech Moose, an eight-year-old Lab, received an honorary degree in veterinary medicine from Virginia Tech last week. He earned the "dog-torate" after six years of service as a therapy dog at the university.
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Labrador Retriever Receives Honorary Degree From Virginia Tech

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Labrador Retriever Receives Honorary Degree From Virginia Tech

Labrador Retriever Receives Honorary Degree From Virginia Tech

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Moose, an eight-year-old Lab, received an honorary degree in veterinary medicine from Virginia Tech last week. He earned the "dog-torate" after six years of service as a therapy dog at the university.

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Good morning. I'm Noel King. They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. But apparently, you can give him a Ph.D. Moose, an 8-year-old Labrador retriever, received an honorary degree in veterinary medicine from Virginia Tech last week. He earned the dog-torate (ph) after six years of service as a therapy dog at the university. Because of social distancing, Moose got his degree in a virtual ceremony. But there was still plenty of pup and circumstance.

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