Wednesday, November 14

Photo: Dogs and volunteers treat Mattel Children’s Hospital patients to candy


Finn, a white labrador, went around Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA to visit young patients and spread some Halloween cheer, as part of UCLA People-Animal Connection, the hospital’s animal-assisted therapy program. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Finn, a white labrador, went around Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA to visit young patients and spread some Halloween cheer, as part of UCLA People-Animal Connection, the hospital’s animal-assisted therapy program. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)


Therapy dogs dressed in Halloween costumes visited patients at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA on Thursday. This event was organized by the UCLA People-Animal Connection, the hospital’s animal-assisted therapy program. From 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., 10 human and canine volunteer teams went around the hospital delivering treats to the children and taking photos with them. The dogs were dressed in a variety of costumes such as butterflies and showgirls.

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