If you would to bring a dog to any hospital in the country you probably wouldn’t be allowed to get in. However this hospital in Hamilton, Ontario recognized that sometimes cuddles are the best medicine.
The visionary mind behind this program is Donna Jenkins who came up with the idea after her nephew Zachary begged to see his dog while he was dying of cancer. Surprisingly, administrators at the Juravinski hospital said YES to implementing the program and so dogs and cats were added to visitor’s list. Whether the program is a success or not is left to be seen, but patients’ smiles speak more than any statistics.