(TOUCHING TALES/PETS) They say “music calms the savage beast,” and one virtuoso veterinarian in Colorado has proven it to be true. Meet Ross Henderson, DVM, of Fox Hollow Animal Hospital. With his tender heart and musical talents, he not only heals our furry friends, but he soothes their souls too!
Read on to find out why the temporary residents at Fox Hollow are lucky to have this compassionate crooner on their side. — Global Animal
Dogington Post, Brandy Arnold
The furred and four-legged patients at Fox Hollow Animal Hospital are as calm as can be, thanks to a musically talented veterinarian that calms anxious animals with his guitar and a soothing voice.
Ross Henderson, DVM, is a veterinarian at the Fox Hollow Animal Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado. He also happens to be a talented musician, singer, and songwriter who’s using his beautiful voice in a wonderful way.
Henderson keeps a guitar in his car and often brings it inside to soothe animal patients.
Last week, he sat on the floor with Ruby, a nervous Golden retriever who was at the hospital for surgery. After just a few chords and verses of Elvis Presley’s Can’t Help Falling In Love, Ruby was absolutely at ease:
In addition to singing soothing favorites to his canine patients, Ross, along with his wife Becca, wrote a tribute to beloved dogs called “Slip Away” inspired by their own beloved pup.
Watch the video (and love the lyrics like we do!) right here:
Every dog deserves such compassion and heartfelt dedication in times of stress and anxiety. Bravo, Dr. Henderson!