By Jennifer McRae

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A new canine park at Children’s Hospital Colorado brings together patients, families, and four-legged friends. The park is a fenced area that allows children to play with the therapy dogs in a traditional setting.

(credit: Children’s Hospital)

The hospital said that by allowing play with the dogs, the patients have a chance to heal with their love.

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The therapy dogs are a key part of the healing program at Children’s Hospital, not only for patients but for their families and hospital staff.

(credit: Children’s Hospital)

Jennifer McRae