Therapy Dogs Bring Comfort in Time of Need

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Studies have shown pet therapy in hospitals reduces blood pressure, lowers pain perception and improves patient experience scores in children and adults.

At University of Missouri Health Care, a team of 18 therapy dogs regularly provide comfort and emotional support to patients.

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MU Health Care
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