Pet therapy program celebrating 25 years at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

Published: Nov. 14, 2023 at 2:47 PM EST
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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Albemarle County is celebrating 25 years of its pet therapy program.

The program has 11 therapy dogs on-staff. The canine companions help staff and patients deal with stress and provide some companionship during tough times.

SMJH says the program is here to stay.

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