Bernie the Rescue Dog

Bernie the Rescue Dog works at Hennepin County Medical Center's pediatric department. His job is to help children and families feel welcome in our hospital and clinics. Bernie, a St. Bernard, loves to attend community events and even the State Fair! Bernie speaks several languages and is always ready with a hug!


Bernie welcomes kids from all over the world and speaks lots of languages.

Bernie the dog welcomes patients,(English)

Bernie the dog welcomes patients (Spanish)

Bernie the dog welcomes patients (Somali)