BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A therapy “dog-tor” is bringing supplies to nurses at the University of Maryland Medical Center who have been “ruffing” it on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Two-year-old rottweiler Loki is a beloved therapy dog at the hospital and usually visits patients several times per week. Now, due to the coronavirus, he and his owner, a second-year medical student, haven’t been able to do their rounds.

Instead, Loki is bringing the kits, which include snacks, gum, tea and hand lotion to the nurses as a thank you for their hard work treating patients amid the pandemic.

It’s not just UMMC, either; Loki will make stops at three more hospitals this week.

If you’d like to help provide supplies for the kits, organizers have set up an Amazon wish list; click here for more.

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.


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