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Huntington Hospital’s Pet-Assisted Therapy (PAT) Volunteers Spread Joy to Caregivers to Celebrate Hospital Week!

Huntington Hospital’s Pet-Assisted Therapy (PAT) Volunteers Spread Joy to Caregivers to Celebrate Hospital Week!
May 13 2020

Because of Huntington Hospital’s COVID-19 precautions, we’ve had to suspend our popular Pet-Assisted Therapy (PAT) program. But yesterday, we got a treat. To celebrate Hospital Week and to honor our employees and caregivers, our volunteers drove their pooches to the hospital for a different kind of therapy: a canine cavalcade. From their cars at the Main Entrance of the hospital, our four-legged friends wagged their tails and waved their paws as our caregivers cheered, showing their appreciation.  Although we couldn’t stroke their fluffy ears, just the sight of them was “paws-itively” uplifting during this challenging time.