-- ROB --
IT'S NO SECRET NOT MANY PEOPLE WANT TO FIND THEMSELVES
IN A HOSPITAL BED.
-- CHARLOTTE --
BUT THOSE WHO DO MAY WELCOME ANY SORT OF RELIEF,
ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES IN A PACKAGE LIKE THIS.
DOUBLE BOX 1X1 DBX CAM 3 CAM1 NEWSCENTER
MARY JO OLA IS IN THE NEWSCENTER WITH MORE.
TAKE NEWS CENTER
-- MARY JO --
HE'S NOT A DOCTOR. AND HE'S NOT A NURSE.
BUT WHEN YOU ARE FEELING AS SICK AS A DOG, CHANCES
ARE HE CAN HELP YOU FIND A WAY TO SMILE.
THE HEART AND VASCULAR HOSPITAL AT MERITER IS ONE
OF KAREN PECKHAM'S USUAL STOPS.
WHERE PECKHAM GOES THERE ARE SURE TO BE SMILES...
AND RAIDER IS SURE TO FOLLOW.
1211 soft curly hair...12 he had his buble bath last
night probably looks better than mine laughs 17
PECKHAM IS A HANDLER.
RAIDER A GOLDEN RETRIEVER.
TOGETHER THE TWO ARE ON A MISSION TO GIVE HOSPITAL
1256 dogs on call this is so cute 1301
AND PATIENTS GOING THROUGH TOUGH TIMES SOME RELIEF.
JACK KRUGER/PATIENT: 2600
made me more comfortable more cheerful made me feel
at home 04 makes me want to go home and see my dogs
FROM ONE ROOM TO ANOTHER.
THE DUO GET 2 HOURS TO VISIT PATIENTS.
KAREN PECKHAM/DOGS ON CALL MERITER PROGRAM COORDINATOR
3529 you know they look kind of bored or just there
3533 and you knock on the door and say would you like
a therapy dog 3535 visit today 37 and they just 'oh
would i?!' 38 and they just brighten up and it's just
really rewarding to see that 42
IMPROMPTU VISITS CAN TAKE OVER THE HALLS...
ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU'RE A HIT WITH THE LADIES.
1634 i cant help it he's so wonderful this is such
a great thing for patients and stuff 39 CUT TO 45
if you ever need a babysitter i'll babysit you 49
SO MANY ADMIRERS, SO LITTLE TIME.
A QUICK BREAK (DRINKING WATER) AND RAIDER IS BACK
TO HIS MEET AND GREETS.
IT'S NOT JUST VISITORS WHO NOTICE A DIFFERENCE.
HOSPITAL STAFF VOUCH FOR VOLUNTEERS LIKE RAIDER.
3241 dogs provide patients that extra support to get
through that emotional period of their life 51 so
i would say definitely we 54 noticed that our pat
seem to thrive better they recvover faster 3300
AFTER A HARD DAY'S WORK THE PAIR CAN GET DOGGONE
BUT PECKHAM SAYS THE VISITS NEVER GET OLD.
COVER WITH WALKING TWO SHOT??
KAREN PECKHAM AND PATIENT 1612
thanks for the visit thank you very much 15 he's a
real keeper i think we'll keep him 19