Caring Canines

Ruby is our November 2014 calendar girl. Ruby is our November 2014 calendar girl.
Medical oncologist Mark Kris takes a breather with (from left) Clinton, Satchmo, and Kelly. Medical oncologist Mark Kris takes a breather with (from left) Clinton, Satchmo, and Kelly.
Lulu makes a cameo appearance during Take Your Child to Work Day. Lulu makes a cameo appearance during Take Your Child to Work Day.
Memorial Sloan Kettering President Craig Thompson receives canine therapy. Memorial Sloan Kettering President Craig Thompson receives canine therapy.
Picture perfect: Callie with her new human friend, Deputy-Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs Larry Norton. Picture perfect: Callie with her new human friend, Deputy-Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs Larry Norton.
Social Work Director Penny Damaskos discusses psychosocial support with Klecko and Dudley. Social Work Director Penny Damaskos discusses psychosocial support with Klecko and Dudley.
Core Facility Director Hakim Djaballah teaches Chloe about the inner workings of our high-throughput drug screening facility. Core Facility Director Hakim Djaballah teaches Chloe about the inner workings of our high-throughput drug screening facility.
Neil Halpern, Chief of Critical Care Medicine, gets to know lightweights Twitter and Blackberry (left) and Bailey. Neil Halpern, Chief of Critical Care Medicine, gets to know lightweights Twitter and Blackberry (left) and Bailey.
Medical oncologist William Tew attempts to relay some very important information to Belle and Teigh. Medical oncologist William Tew attempts to relay some very important information to Belle and Teigh.
Surgery Department Chair Peter Scardino hangs with the big dogs. Surgery Department Chair Peter Scardino hangs with the big dogs.
Radiology Department Chair Hedvig Hricak shares a few of her favorite radiologic images with Callie and Angel. Radiology Department Chair Hedvig Hricak shares a few of her favorite radiologic images with Callie and Angel.
The canines take a break with registered nurses Melanie Bushnell and Claire Carmody, unit assistant Michelle Smith, and dietitian Jayne Wiprovnick. The canines take a break with registered nurses Melanie Bushnell and Claire Carmody, unit assistant Michelle Smith, and dietitian Jayne Wiprovnick.