Meet Leica: The Calming Presence
This year, Milk-Bone® conducted a nationwide search for amazing canines that have made an extraordinary impact on the lives of individuals they love and the communities that need them. These 15 super pups are leading the pack in making a powerful difference in the world.
Meet one of them below.
Town: Cincinnati, OH
Pet Parent: Kerri Birkett
Leica works with her pet parent Kerri Birkett as a Child Life Specialist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Leica's job is to help kids in the outpatient medical clinic relax during their procedures, which sometimes involve dozens of injections. Her calm demeanor brings them comfort and smiles.
• Comforting and calming kids during injections
• Lifting the spirits of hospital staff
• Napping anywhere and everywhere (she loves to snooze)
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