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Programs & Services

Pet Therapy

Pet therapy is a referral based program in which trained therapy dogs are integrated into a pediatric patient's psychosocial treatment process. It is a goal directed intervention delivered by a health care professional.

Pet Therapy is utilized to:

  • increase participation in therapies such as physical, occupational, speech or psychological treatments
  • help in coping or compliance with tests or procedures
  • help improve mood, decrease anxiety and/or fear of hospitalizatoin or illness

Contact Details

Stollery Children's Hospital

Location Info
Unit 4B1.08
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available.

  • Parking rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.
  • Public parking is GST exempt.
  • Pay by Plate machines accept Canadian coins or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).
  • Maximum 28 Canadian coins per transaction, no pennies. Machines provide no change.
  • Pay on Foot machines accept Canadian coins and bills, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). These machines will provide change.
  • Parking Office accepts payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque
  • Bus stops at 112 and 114 St.
  • LRT Health Sciences station is located west across 114 St.
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Service Providers May Include
child life specialists, dog trainers / handlers

Call for information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services