Doug the Pug visits kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( – Patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital got quite a treat Thursday, with a special visit from internet sensation Doug the Pug!

Doug visited the hospital as part of St. Jude’s This Shirt Saves Lives campaign.

“We have wanted to visit St. Jude for a long time, and it was even better than we imagined. Doug loves to spread joy, and it was so special to see him play with St. Jude kids and bring smiles to their faces,” said Leslie Mosier, Owner of Doug The Pug. “We were thrilled to visit St. Jude today, and we are making plans to continue to support these inspiring families!”

If you don’t know Doug the Pug, he has a New York Times bestselling book, a line of accessories at Claire’s, and a large following on social media.

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