St. Louis Children's Hospital celebrates two years with Purina Family Pet Center

Gabriella Heidorn, a patient at St. Louis Children's Hospital, getting a visit from her dog Mona in the hospital's Purina Family Pet Center. (Credit: KMOV)

This month, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is marking the two-year anniversary of its Purina Family Pet Center.

Research shows that interaction with your pet is good for pain management and moods.

There are only four hospital pet centers in the world with more than 70 dogs but only two cats.

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