Former President George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Is Now A Therapy Dog

Sully, the service dog of former President George H.W. Bush, has become a therapy dog for military patients.

Sully is now part of a program that is run at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center located in Bethesda, MD. FOX 5 DC reported on the yellow Labrador retriever is joining a program that connects with over 2,000 contacts. Sully received a welcome ceremony when he entered WRNMMC.

The Bethesda based program places canine assistance in programs such as "...[sic] otolaryngology, pediatrics, the neurosurgery clinic, resiliency service, and behavioral health." Each of these dogs receive military rankings, and are a representation of one of the four military branches, when they begin working with Walter Reed.

For more information regarding the WRNMMC Facility Dog Program, contact the Program Director Patricia Barry at 301-295-7895.

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