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Published:  June 21, 2012

Pet Therapy Begins at St. Luke’s Hospital at The Vintage

Meet the three newest volunteers at St. Luke’s Hospital at The Vintage (SLHV): Cracker Jack, Tater Tot and Jilly Bean.

Meet the three newest volunteers at St. Luke’s Hospital at The Vintage (SLHV): Cracker Jack, Tater Tot and Jilly Bean.

These dogs are a part of “Faithful Paws,” a caring ministry that visits more than 30 facilities in Greater Houston. In scientific studies, animal-assisted therapy has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce stress and increase the “feel good” neurotransmitters in the brain. SLHV’s three new volunteers will available to pay special visits patients and their families.

For more information on our Pet Therapy Program, SLHV Volunteer Services or Faithful Paws visitation requests, contact Janna at 832-534-5911.


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