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Tassy the therapy dog makes the rounds at Doctors Medical Center

Apr 22, 2019

Tassy with patientGeri Azevedo volunteers at Doctors Medical Center as a therapy dog handler. She and her certified therapy dog, Tassy, make the rounds in hospital units to cheer up patients.

It is well-known, and scientifically proven, that interaction with a gentle, friendly pet can have significant benefits. Azevedo has volunteered more than 20,000 hours at Doctors Medical Center.

Click here to watch Tassy in action on the Modesto Bee.

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