Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters


Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Buddy Brigade
Norfolk, VA


Buddy Brigade is a volunteer program of CHKD where certified pet therapy dogs visit hospitalized children and some outpatient children. They visit 5,200 children each year. They have 60 active teams, all certified by Therapy Dog, Inc., Therapy Dogs International or Pet Partners (Delta Society). The funding supports their trading card program and other program support that is no longer covered by the hospital.