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Tassy the therapy dog makes the rounds at a Modesto hospital

Therapy dog cheers up patients at Modesto hospital

Geri Azevedo volunteers at Doctors Medical Center as a therapy dog handler. She and her certified therapy dog, Tassy, make the rounds in hospital units to cheer up patients.
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Geri Azevedo volunteers at Doctors Medical Center as a therapy dog handler. She and her certified therapy dog, Tassy, make the rounds in hospital units to cheer up patients.

Geri Azevedo volunteers at Doctors Medical Center as a therapy dog handler. She and her certified therapy dog, Tassy, make the rounds in hospital units to cheer up patients.

The Modesto hospital says it is scientifically proven that interaction with a friendly pet has significant benefits. Azevedo has volunteered more than 20,000 hours at Doctors.

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