Pet Therapy

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dog Days of Summer

    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a “Dog Days of Summer Paw-ty” for patients and families June 18. Read More

    Jul. 20, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Howl-o-Ween Paw-ty

    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt hosted a “Howl-o-Ween Paw-ty” with a pet therapy dog show, a “PUParazzi” photo booth with hospital mascot Champ, and a stuffed dog giveaway courtesy of the MINI of Nashville car dealership. Read More

    Oct. 27, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dog Days of Summer

    Last week, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a “Dog Days of Summer Paw-ty” for patients and families. Read More

    Jul. 21, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUMC’s Swoosh takes home ‘Top Dog’ pet therapy award

    A tiny Vanderbilt University Medical Center volunteer has received a giant award from a national organization. Read More

    Dec. 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Pet Therapy Research Aimed at Children with Cancer

    It’s not unusual to see dogs in a hospital setting, but is there scientific evidence that man’s best friend help’s children? Vanderbilt researchers are working to find that answer as Barb Cramer reports.                  … Read More

    Jun. 5, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Study tracks pet therapy’s impact on young patients

    A Vanderbilt study is investigating whether therapy dogs can have a positive effect on children undergoing chemotherapy. Read More

    Jan. 30, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Saved from silence

    Vanderbilt therapists show a special technique that’s saving people from silence. Plus, can you dig it? How students are helping the community through a unique garden. And the ‘Dores jam! [vucastblurb]  … Read More

    Aug. 12, 2011