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Dogs visit Baptist Hospital through pet partners program
Pups of all sizes paraded through Baptist Hospital earlier today. The pet partners program combines animal and human teams to visit patients.
Today's celebration was in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Organizers made a banner and allowed employees to write messages. The banner will hang in the hospital's cancer center.
But even those patients with other ailments benefited from man's best friend. Studies show physical contact with pets can lower high blood pressure and improve survival rates for heart attack victims.