Byline: Lyn J. Kearns Daily Herald Correspondent
The road to recovery after surgery or a serious illness can often be a lengthy and painful one. For some children, a pair of sparkling eyes, a wagging tail and a furry, wriggling body is just what the healing process needs.
Dorothy Bott of Mount Prospect has seen the joy the Puppy Program at Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital in Park Ridge can bring to patients young and old. She has been a volunteer with the program since its inception 25 years ago.
"It brightens everyone's day to watch the faces of the patients as they cuddle, play with, and pass around the puppies," she said. "For at least a few …