Welcoming pets in the hospital


A program called Faithful Friends at the University of Maryland Medical Center allows a patient’s pet to visit him or her in the hospital provided that the pet undergoes rigorous screening, grooming and vaccinations. The visits can provide a turning point for patients, lowering their heart rate and offering a calming piece of home. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.

Your Playlist Expand Collapse

Full Episodes of Nightly News

Inspiring America

Keeping you Healthy

The Price You Pay

Nightly Films