Not just another furry face: The scientific benefits of therapy dogs



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Article by The Ottawa Hospital


Six-year-old Copain wags his tail as he enters The Ottawa Hospital’s front doors. The sights, sounds and smells of a hospital could easily distract an ordinary dog—but not Copain. As one of several volunteer therapy dogs that visit The Ottawa Hospital, he and his K9 colleagues have an important job to do: help staff, patients and visitors manage the challenges of being in the hospital...Read the full story here!

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