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PHILADELPHIA - January 31, 2014 - Young patients and the pets that help them get better celebrated a big announcement at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. The pet therapy program is growing substantially over the next two years.
The number of therapy teams will jump from 24 to 80.
That means the amount of visits with children will increase to twice a week.
More dogs and patients will also be enlisted in clinical research to help advance pet therapy.