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June 9, 2020

Brody and Marge McDaniel were among the dogs and their owners who brought smiles to residents.Following social distancing guidelines due to coronavirus, several dog groups visited Solaris HealthCare Nursing and Rehab facility in Merritt Island on June 9. Space Coast Therapy Dogs, Alliance of Therapy Dogs, and Canine Star Training Academy teamed up for their third visit since the COVID-19 pandemic prevented their indoor face to face visits. Residents smiled and waved at the dogs from behind windows, and are looking forward to the return of contact visits. Smiles on both sides of the windows. This little dog Hope was with her owner Lisa McCann. Following social distancing guidelines due to coronavirus, several dog groups visited Solaris Healthcare Nursing and Rehab facility in Merritt Island on June 9. Space Coast Therapy Dogs, Alliance of Therapy Dogs, and Canine Star Training Academy teamed up for their third visit since the COVID-19 pandemic prevented their indoor face to face visits. Residents smiled and waved at the dogs from behind windows, and are looking forward to the return of contact visits. Trekker, a lovable bearded collie and show dog, was here with Jewel McDonald of Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Following social distancing guidelines due to coronavirus, several dog groups visited Solaris HeathCare in Merritt Island on June 9. Space Coast Therapy Dogs, Alliance of Therapy Dogs, and Canine Star Training Academy teamed up for their third visit since the COVID-19 pandemic prevented their indoor face to face visits. Residents smiled and waved at the dogs from behind windows, and are looking forward to the return of contact visits.

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