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March 1, 2021
Paws-itive virtual therapy
Since 2002, pet therapy has been a welcome event for palliative care patients at Hamilton Health Sciences’ St. Peter’s Hospital...
August 16, 2018
Robotic pets delight patients with dementia
Patients at St. Peter's Hospital are now benefitting from a new type of pet therapy. The process isn't all that different, but the pets are. They're robotic...
December 22, 2016
A purrfect holiday gift from Zachary’s Paws for Healing
A patient at Hamilton General Hospital (HGH) got an early Christmas present recently. Ivor Jones, who has been at HGH...
August 30, 2016
Courtyard becomes a barnyard to benefit patients with ABI
Two horses and a goat in a tutu walk into a hospital… This could be the start to a bad...
April 19, 2016
HHS introduces Canada’s first PICU therapy dog
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at McMaster Children’s Hospital has a new part time resident. His name is Lukus and...
November 30, 2015
Patients and Pets are a Healing Combination
Zachary Noble was just 23 years old when he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He received...