WOOF! SHS Celebrates National Puppy Day!

You might think this is just an excuse to show some photos of adorable puppies.

So? You might be right.

On March 23, we used National Puppy Day as our reason to promote the health benefits that come to puppy owners.

For example, if you have a puppy, you’ll be taking a lot of walks and that’s great for your health. Walking helps you maintain a healthy weight and strengthen bones and muscles. If you have chronic illnesses, like diabetes, heart disease or high blood pressure, walking can help you manage your condition.

Puppies are also great for emotional support and fellowship. Puppies, known for unconditional love, can’t help but make people feel happier. The slogan for National Puppy Day sums it up: “No love like puppy love.”

The SHS Facebook page featured photos of the four-legged family members of SHS associates, including:

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Say hello to the elegant Copper Keller, who belongs to Michelle Keller, vice president of community engagement, development & outreach.

 

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Olive loves ice cream! She’s getting a treat from Dan Gillen, director of medical informatics.

 

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Toki and Winnie love to run! These beauties are owned by Vann Nicholson, SHS maintenance administrator.

 

 

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Sophie regularly joins our Amy Thiede, utilization manager, at SHS picnics.

 

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This noble creature is Henry, owned by Dan Barnett, communications manager at SHS.

 

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This handsome gang belongs to Mike Hattaway, chief pharmacist at SHS.

 

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Wonder how this dog got his name? This is Moose, owned by Greg Adams, SHS director of accounting.

 

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Meet Sweet Zion, owned by Nikki Shoals, SHS pharmacy supervisor

Feel free to share your puppy love with us on our Facebook page. Shouldn’t every day be puppy day?

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