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Programs & Services


Pet Therapy

Pet therapy is a referral based program in which trained therapy dogs are integrated into a pediatric patient's psychosocial treatment process. It is a goal directed intervention delivered by a health care professional.

Pet Therapy is utilized to:

  • increase participation in therapies such as physical, occupational, speech or psychological treatments
  • help in coping or compliance with tests or procedures
  • help improve mood, decrease anxiety and/or fear of hospitalizatoin or illness

Contact Details

Stollery Children's Hospital

Location Info
Unit 4B1.08
Address
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Telephone
780-407-6818
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

 

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
child life specialists, dog trainers
Eligibility

Call for information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services