Photo of the Week: 'Pets' for pediatric patients

PetSmart donated 100 brand new stuffed animals to MedStar Mobile Healthcare in Fort Worth, Texas to make ambulance trips less scary for child patients

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This week's Photo of the Week comes from MedStar Mobile Healthcare in Forth Worth, Texas, which received a donation of 100 brand new stuffed animals from the local PetSmart to give to pediatric patients. 

"Over the holidays, MedStar crews hope to bring a little bit of happiness to an otherwise scary experience for our littlest patients!" MedStar Chief Strategic Integration Officer Matt Zavadsky said in a statement. 

Each toy is individually shrink-wrapped to keep them sanitized until they are gifted to kids, Zavadsky said. 

Photo/MedStar Mobile Healthcare
Photo/MedStar Mobile Healthcare


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