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Therapy dog lifts patients’ hearts

March 24, 2020

Kepu Savou thought he had come down with a cold. When his symptoms persisted, he visited a doctor and learned that his heart was failing – something Savou never would’ve imagined at age 29. He has been an inpatient at UW Medical Center, awaiting a donor heart for transplant. While the experience has been difficult […]

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Therapy Dogs Lend Helping Paw to Patients

March 24, 2020

From tail wags and sloppy kisses to ear scratches and many cuddles, certified therapy dogs brighten the day of UC San Diego Health patients through the Tender Loving Canine Program. Watch how these furry friends lift the spirits of a young man battling heart failure.

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Pet Therapy at Johns Hopkins Hospital

March 24, 2020

Meet Olive, a 3-year-old Dalmatian. She and her owner, Stephanie Cooper Greenberg, show what it’s like to be a therapy dog at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Therapy dogs are now being universally recognized for how they can help with healing while in the hospital.

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Your Dog Could Get Coronavirus From You

March 6, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases grow in the United States and New York region, some people are wondering basic questions, like “How do I know if I have coronavirus?” or “Can I walk my dog if I have coronavirus?” It turns out that experts don’t recommend you care for your pets if you are […]

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Dog Car Safety Tips

March 6, 2020

Securing your dog not only keeps him safe, but also keeps him from distracting you. This keeps you safe, too. There are countless dog car safety products on the market, though, so finding the right one can be overwhelming. Our experts offer their advice to help keep you and your trusty copilot safe, no matter […]

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