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Meet the dogs helping to cheer up sick children in Temple Street hospital

They take their jobs VERY seriously.

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BUSTER AND SCHUI play an important role at Temple Street children’s hospital in Dublin.

Every Thursday morning, the two specially-trained Miniature Schnauzers visit children on the wards, hopping up on their beds and doing their best to put a smile on their face (something they’re very good at).

We joined them for their rounds earlier this month.

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