August 13, 2021
Dog Days Are Back
Monday, August 9 was a much anticipated date for all at NCH. That is when the Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) program was welcomed back after a long COVID-hiatus. Thirty dog/handler teams have begun patient visits limited to pre-approved units. New guidelines will be in place to encourage social distancing and hand sanitizing. The teams have brushed […]
October 28, 2019
Happy Halloween from our AAT dogs
Every day, patients at the hospital and other locations can get a warm welcome from a furry friend if they request a visit through the Animal-Assisted Therapy Dog Program (AAT).
September 17, 2019
Meet the past, present and future pups of NCH
Volunteer Fred Bartling is now training his third pup for the Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at NCH.
November 5, 2018
These furry friends make patients smile
New dog teams have joined the popular Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at NCH to bring joy to patients through daily visits.