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.
The 10News story, "Experts, patients say therapy pets have healing effect," is not available at this time.
Learn more about the Scripps pet therapy program or volunteer opportunities at Scripps.