Friendly eyes. A soft, silky coat. Wagging tails. They come in all colors and sizes, and they’re here to cheer. They’re the pet therapy dogs that bring stress-relieving joy, healing and unconditional love to patients, visitors and staff. Pet therapy can lower blood pressure, improve cardiovascular health and release endorphins that bring relief and calm, and can even help reduce physical pain. Lake Health offers pet therapy visits through its Volunteer Services program.