Magic the dog brings joy to Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa patients

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Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa hospital patient Albert Carusillo seemed relaxed as he petted the 58-pound Golden Retriever sprawled across his lap. But bringing a sense of calm is exactly what the dog, named Magic, is trained to do for the patients and staff he visits at the hospital.

“I get along with all animals,” said Carusillo, as he smoothed Magic’s golden fur. “Oh, he makes me feel warm and heartful.”

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