Brazil Pet Therapy Photo Gallery

In this Nov. 24, 2016 photo, Nivaldo Lopes, a 60-year-old geriatric patient, pets a Schnauzer dog named Paola on his bed at the Support Hospital of Brasilia, Brazil. The hospital's pet therapy project began this year and now counts dozens of volunteers who bring their pets to the hospital in Brazil's capital each week. At right is Shitzu therapy dog named Mille, its owner and a doctor. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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