Some four legged trick-or-treaters brightened Halloween for patients
and staff at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center on Thursday.
volunteers dressed in their "Howl-o-ween" best as they went door to
door for Milk Bone treats. They're from the UC Health Pet Therapy
Program and are used in many areas of the hospital.
you can immediately see the positive emotional results of the patients
when the dogs enter a room, and they make a difference in the world of
Each canine has been tested and earned the
Canine Good Citizen title, meaning they can walkin in a crowd and are
friendly to humans and other dogs. They've also passed tests regarding
walking around medical equipment and wheel chairs at the hospital.
They work on all floors, including the Barrett Cancer Center, and even have their own picture ID badge!