Help Sick and Injured Kids Experience the Healing Power of Animals

Whether it involves providing comfort to a child in distress, offering a distraction during a painful procedure or motivating a patient to move after surgery, animal-assisted therapy can be an important part of the healing process for Phoenix Children’s patients and their families. And thanks to a new program launching at the hospital, soon they’ll be able to experience the benefits of animal-assisted therapy more often. The Facility Dog Program is funded entirely by philanthropy. This year, with the help of our sponsor RunBuddy Mobile, Dine With Your Dog is raising funds to support the addition of the full-time therapy dogs and the costs of their ongoing care