Providence, Law Enforcement K-9 Units give presents to patients

SPOKANE, Wash. — A special holiday tradition returned to Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital on Wednesday.

The Spokane Police Department and the Post Falls Police Department, along with Providence’s K-9 Security team, helped deliver presents to patients in the hospital. They also got a special visit from Santa Claus.

Providence was the first hospital in Washington to begin a K-9 Security Program.

Patients and caregivers were excited to see the dogs and handlers in festive attire, along with receiving gifts this holiday season!