When a child is hospitalized and separated from familiar surroundings, the distance from siblings, friends and even family pets can cause additional stress and interfere with healing. Child life specialists rely on our pet therapy program to help put patients at ease. The loving affection from canine friends instantly lifts the moods of our kids, creating a special moment of relief during challenging times. Plus, pet therapy is clinically-proven to reduce anxiety and help kids get better faster.
This gift can help hospitalized children find comfort and heal faster through pet therapy.