Rolo, a golden retriever, has been professionally trained to provide affection and companionship to patients who might be seeking a little extra care during their hospital stay. His handler, Gary Wilhelm has trained Rolo in public etiquette and over 60 commands as Rolo takes his role in Englewood Hospital’s Pet Therapy Program.
Dr. Heather Troyer from Oradell Animal Hospital teams up with Rolo and Englewood Hospital employees’ Gary Wilhelm and Florence Visalli to bring learning and education to children throughout the Bergen County community. Dr. Troyer provides Rolo with all of his medical care.
For more information about Englewood Hospital’s Pet Therapy Program, please contact their Patient Relations office at 201-894-3368.