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Cuddling Is The Best Cure For The Common Cold, According To These Animal Nurses

Animals always seem to know when we”re feeling under the weather. Some pets, like Cissy the Schnauzer, will go to whatever lengths necessary to comfort their owners. Several hospitals across the country also offer animal therapy to their patients, knowing their fuzzy friendship provides the biggest smiles to those in need.

From a small cold to a more crippling ailment, they stay right by your side to provide cuddles and cuteness. It”s hard to feel the aches and pains with their sweet, concerned faces staring back at you.

He prescribed a day of cartoons for this little guy.

He prescribed a day of cartoons for this little guy.

This puppy pack is just as important as the ice packs.

This puppy pack is just as important as the ice packs.

This nurse recommends a daily dose of adorable.

This nurse recommends a daily dose of adorable.

Her purrs are sending healing vibes to the ankle.

Her purrs are sending healing vibes to the ankle.

“Let me know if you want more ice chips.”

It”s like having an IV of cuteness.

It

“I really don”t like the sound of that cough.”

"I really don

They”re making sure she gets all the rest she needs.

They

He”s guarding her from any germs that try to come in.

He

“I”m not going to sugarcoat this: you look gross.”

"I

“That looks like enough chicken soup for the both of us.”

This nurse has the best bedside manner.

This nurse has the best bedside manner.

“Hm, your pulse is a little weaker than I”d like.”

"Hm, your pulse is a little weaker than I

They”re keeping her warm with their snuggles.

They

The divide-and-conquer system can be very effective, too.

The divide-and-conquer system can be very effective, too.

Anyone who wants to see the patient has to go through her first.

Anyone who wants to see the patient has to go through her first.

He”s still there for her…even if he”s unconscious.

He

He”s making all his silly faces because he heard laughter was the best medicine.

He

“Your hands do feel a little clammy to me.”

“Can I get you some catnip? That usually perks me right up.”

He didn”t think the blanket looked warm enough for him.

He didn

He really gets into his role as caretaker.

He <em>really</em> gets into his role as caretaker.

“Take your time resting, we”ll just wait here.”

"Take your time resting, we

The doctor brought in his colleague for a consultation.

The doctor brought in his colleague for a consultation.

Of course, we also recommend plenty of fluids and rest, but you just can”t beat the healing power of extreme cuteness.