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Freeman Health System To Honor Therapy Dogs

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Freeman Health Systems will be celebrating National Therapy Animal Day. On Monday, April 30, the hospital will be thanking pets and owners who provide comfort and healing to patients, guests and staff. Freeman Pet Therapy dogs and their owners frequently visit Freeman, volunteering their time and helping patients. All Freeman Pet Therapy pets and owners are certified with Pet Partners, which trains volunteers and evaluates them with their pets for visiting-animal programs in hospitals, nursing homes, schools and other settings. National Therapy Animal Day was created by Pet Partners to recognize therapy animals and their human partners and to raise awareness about the role therapy animals play in enhancing the health and well-being of humans.

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