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Therapets are increasingly active in all parts of NHS Grampian working their calming magic on patients.

Therapets regularly visit hospitals in Aberdeen. There are now five dogs visiting patients in the Royal Cornhill Hospital, meeting with both adults and children. There are also a number of “doggie” visitors spread throughout the wards in ARI, and also visiting the stroke Unit at Woodend.

If you know someone who would appreciate a visit from a Therapet, you can contact Canine Concern by phoning 0131 553 0034 or by emailing

If you would like to see more, you can watch the antics of newly recruited Therapet, Hugo, in the new NHS Grampian video “End PJ Paralysis – I’m Gonna Be” by visiting YOUTUBE online at

This article appeared in the latest edition of the NHS News is now available to view on the NHS Grampian Website. You can visit the site by following the link:

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