Journal of Hospital Librarianship

Ladd, D., & Barker S. (2017). Dogs on Call in a Patient Library. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 17(1), 22-29.

Studies show the many positive medical effects of therapy dog interactions with patients. The Community Health Education Center, a library for patients and their family members located in a large medical center collaborated with the Dogs On Call, a hospital-based therapy dog program to provide a stress relief program for patients and staff using therapy dogs.