The Dog Show #403 – November 16, 2016
Therapy dogs in a hospice/end of life setting. Celebrating National Hospice Month with heart warming stories and discussion about how dogs support people around end of life struggles. Whether it be bringing comfort to a person in their last days, or helping children grieve – dogs provide unique support with their calming presence and quiet listening. Judy Fihn, palliative care nurse with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Stephanie Mehl, clinical liason with Providence Hospice join us in the booth today!
Watch this example of how therapy dogs bring comfort to people near end of life!
JJ, Hospice Therapy Dog