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The Pet Friends Volunteer Program is an extraordinary pet therapy program that brings the comfort and support of very special dogs and their owners to hospitalized children.
Benefits of Pet Therapy:
Patients can connect with the Pet Friends through:
If you think you and your dog would make a great Pet Friends volunteer team, please take look at the criteria below.
All dogs must receive a series of screenings and evaluations to become an approved Pet Friends volunteer.
We require that all Pet Friends volunteer, at minimum, two (2) times per month, for a scheduled consistent shift (e.g. 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 2 pm to 4 pm). However, priority will be given to those Pet Friends teams who can make a consistent weekly commitment (e.g. every Tuesday from 1 pm to 3 pm).
Please note: Dogs must be bathed the evening before or the day of the hospital visit.
Dog handlers must join the Hospital Volunteer Program.
Currently, we are accepting new Pet Friends volunteer teams for our Wait List. We hope to bring new dogs in for evaluations beginning in January 2023.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Support the hospital by making a donation online, joining our Heroes in Healing monthly donor program, or visiting our site to learn about the other ways you can give back.