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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

St. Thomas Highlands hospital in Sparta patients enjoy therapy dog visits.

A smile can be great medicine according to folks at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta and all it takes sometimes is a therapy dog to get that smile from a patient.

Therapy dog Hershey

The Highlands Geriatric Behavioral Health unit houses up to 10 patients and those patients generally look forward to the weekly visits of therapy dogs and volunteers. The professional's who work with the patients say those visits help the patients and can help guide the treatment for them as well.  

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