Joie Henney holds up Wally, his emotional support alligator, at the SpiriTrust Lutheran Village in York, Pennsylvania. Henney did not want to go on medication for depression. Photo: AP

How Wally the emotional support alligator helps this Pennsylvania man’s depression

  • Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 1.5-metre-long alligator
  • The registered emotional support animal has never bitten anyone and is afraid of cats
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Joie Henney holds up Wally, his emotional support alligator, at the SpiriTrust Lutheran Village in York, Pennsylvania. Henney did not want to go on medication for depression. Photo: AP
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