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Huggie the Facility Dog | Focus on Health

10/19/2018 | 2m 51s

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has a four-legged friend helping pediatric patients. Huggie the dog is the facility’s first-ever “facility dog.” Provided by Canine Companions for Independence, Huggie is a highly trained Labrador Retriever who supports children undergoing treatments in the pediatric infusion center. His presence greatly helps reduce feelings of fear, anxiety and even pain.

Aired: 10/19/18

Rating: NR

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