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Wellstone Regional Hospital utilizes pet therapy to explore patient's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. On Friday, Thuptin (which means keeper of the heart), a Tibetan Spaniel, spends the afternoon traveling through the hospital participating in group therapy sessions for all ages.
Thuptin and his handler, Michael Anne, who is certified through the Greater Clark County Red Cross, promote discussions about:
Thuptin and Michael Anne promote discussions about:
Together, Thuptin and Michael Anne encourage discussions about:
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Physicians are on the medical staff of Wellstone Hospital, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Wellstone Hospital. The facility shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.
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