May 26, 2015

Pigs bring joy to Alzheimer's patients

When we hear of therapy animals, oftentimes, we think of therapy dogs.

Pigs bring joy to Alzheimer's patients

But there's a new breed of animal hamming it up in hospitals and nursing homes around Denver. They are miniature pot-bellied pigs.

Another great idea. See them in action in the video below. Thanks to 9NEWS.com Denver.



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