Therapy dog gets helping paw after tearing ACL

KENMORE, N.Y. (WIVB) — A beloved therapy dog actively involved in Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s pet therapy program recently needed a helping hand — or paw — from the medical staff there.

After tearing her ACL, Sydney — an active Yorkie — needed some bed rest. Not wanting to slouch on the patients who need her most, orthopedic nurses in the hospital found the volunteer a small baby stroller to help her get around.

Officials say Sydney is on the mend and will continue visiting patients with her handler.

 

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