Dog, Once Sick Himself, Brings Smiles to Recovering Kids

Dog, Once Sick Himself, Brings Smiles to Recovering Kids

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Hero the therapy dog on Fox News-graphicIt’s made a world of difference for young patients staying at the Ronald McDonald House to share a special bond with ‘Hero’, the Rottweiler who has been through several surgeries and chemotherapy himself.

Medically and scientifically, therapy dog visits have proven to lower blood pressure and heart rate (and) calm people down.

And, the therapy visits have proven to benefit Hero in his own recovery, as much as they have helped the children.

(READ the story or WATCH the video from Fox 4-KC)

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