PRLog - Feb. 3, 2012 - VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Patients at Blythedale Children’s Hospital celebrated one of their favorite volunteers, Winston, a therapy dog, with a red-carpet event on January 27 in the adjoining Mt. Pleasant Blythedale School.
Winston is ready for his close-up at Blythedale.
Winston, a certified therapy dog, stars in the Disney Channel original movie “Frenemies.”
A Jack Russell-Tibetan terrier mix, Winston has been a Blythedale volunteer for more than five years. He helps patients practice their therapy skills by issuing commands and helping him perform tricks, such as jumping through hoops.
“Winston is a perennial favorite among the children at Blythedale,”
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As New York’s only freestanding, specialty children’s hospital, Blythedale Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health status and quality of life of children with complex medical illnesses and disabling conditions through superb multi-disciplinary patient care, teaching, research, and advocacy programs. Blythedale’
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Winston and his owner/trainer Theresa Carroll were decked out on January 27, 2012 for a red-carpet event at the Mt. Pleasant Blythedale School to celebrate Winston’s star turn in the Disney Channel original movie, “Frenemies.”