Murphy (image) University of Saskatchewan Share Print E-Mail Caption Murphy, a therapy dog, met patients waiting for Emergency hospital treatment in Saskatoon Canada. Research by the University of Saskatchewan found that patients interacting with the spaniel felt less distressed, more comfortable and happier. Credit Jane Smith Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.