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Samson The Therapy Dog Comforts Overworked Hawaii Healthcare Heroes

22 days ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

During an ongoing pandemic, healthcare workers face the harsh realities of Covid-19 constantly. Day in and day out, this work takes a huge toll on their own mental health.
That's why a therapy dog named Samson does the important job of comforting the staff at Queen's Medical Center in Hawaii. Trained at Assistance Dogs of Hawaii, Samson was originally supposed to become a Covid detection dog. The organization soon realized his true purpose was in the realm of comforting.
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Queen's Health Systems Chief Physician Executive Dr. Whitney Limm explained:
“Samson really didn't want to...
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