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Study tracks pet therapy’s impact on young patients

January 30, 2014

A Vanderbilt study is investigating whether therapy dogs can have a positive effect on children undergoing chemotherapy. This novel grant, coordinated by the American Humane Association and funded by animal health company Zoetis, was recently awarded to Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Mary Jo Gilmer, Ph.D., MBA, R.N. “Many studies have anecdotally documented the benefits…