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Why would a nursing home have petting zoo animals brought into nursing home?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Pet therapy

Pet therapy has been well recieved in hospitals as well as nursing homes.
In order to be labelled as a pet dog--the animal has to undergo certain testing. I am sure if one is opposed to having an animal in their room- the staff would welcome your concern. The friendly animal can bring a lot of happiness in the person visited.

In brief: Pet therapy

Pet therapy has been well recieved in hospitals as well as nursing homes.
In order to be labelled as a pet dog--the animal has to undergo certain testing. I am sure if one is opposed to having an animal in their room- the staff would welcome your concern. The friendly animal can bring a lot of happiness in the person visited.
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