Experts, Patients Say Therapy Pets Have Healing Effect

Being around a dog can make people feel better. But therapy dogs that visit people in the hospital are not just helping patients feel better, they are helping patients get better.

10News recently visited with a Scripps cardiac patient to learn more about the positive effects that one special therapy dog, Dudley, had on her recovery. Visit the 10News website to watch the story: Experts, patients say therapy pets have healing effect.

Learn more about the Scripps pet therapy program or volunteer opportunities at a Scripps facility.

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