St. Louis Children’s Hospital Opens Pet Center for Patients

Purina Family Pet Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital

The kids who are receiving care at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri now have a new comfort. The hospital teamed up with Purina to open a pet center so the young patients can visit with their family pets, offering them much-needed emotional support.

The room, which is right off the hospital’s entrance, features washable surfaces and can accommodate a child in a wheelchair or hospital bed.

The Purina Family Pet Center is the fourth pet center at a pediatric hospital worldwide. — Read it at People Pets


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