Currently we have a total of 15 Pet Therapy Dogs participating in the program. The joy the children receive is truly a wonderful sight, to love and be loved back, unconditionally, by these dogs. Additionally, these furry friends provide for a great anxiety reliever during difficult hospital stays.
This program is loved and appreciated by not only patients, but families, volunteers, and staff. Though it may seem a bit surprising to see dogs in a hospital, they elicit the biggest smiles from the children.
NOTE: No photo is on the website page - https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/patient-resources/family-centered-care-services/childrens-experiences/pet-therapy
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