Student Laura Barsotti pets Sunnie in the student union building as members of Pet Partners gather for a Ruff Relief therapy dog visit to Rocky Mountain College on Monday.
Members of Pet Partners gather for a Ruff Relief therapy dog visit to Rocky Mountain College students on Monday, April 29, 2013.
Members of Pet Partners gather for a Ruff Relief therapy dog visit to Rocky Mountain College students on Monday.
BOZEMAN — At Montana State University, final exams stress is going to the dogs.
AUSTIN, Texas — When Woody first trotted into the pediatric ward at an Austin hospital, the staff came running in panic.
DAYTON, Ohio — A corps of canines roams the hallways of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center, a prescription of sorts for what ails patients — and staff.
Service dogs from the Dog Therapy Program at Dell's Children's Hospital in Austin, Texas, pose in front of a mosaic panel. The mosaics celebrate 25 years of pet therapy at the hospital.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — While Demarion Jarvis read aloud a book about a kitten named Mittens, a 3-year-old Shetland sheepdog named Dakota sat quietly at his feet.
Steven Van Dusen, a patient at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, Ill., pets Cally Lanae, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel owned by Wendy Johnson. Cally is one of 15 dogs participating in the hospital's new "Love on a Lease" dog therapy program where trained dogs and their handlers spend time vi…
STERLING, Ill. — Hospitals are not usually a place you would expect to meet such an elegant, pretty girl, so, even before she is officially on duty, Cally Lanae is working hard, meeting curious onlookers.
Bobbi Jo Sangray holds Molly, a therapy dog that alerted Sangray of a fire in her bedroom Friday morning.
Bobbi Jo Sangray holds her therapy dog, Molly. The dog alerted Sangray to a fire in her bedroom Friday morning.
A chubby Chihuahua prevented a bedroom fire from turning into a disaster Friday morning in Huntley.
When 29 members of the Montana Army National Guard’s 67th Network Support Company said goodbye to their families and left last June for a yearlong deployment to Iraq, Sunnie, a 7-year-old golden retriever, was there.