These adorable photos are putting smiles on sickly patients' faces.
Kaylee Garrick from Scalloway in Scotland started taking stunning pictures of her Shetland sheepdogs and sharing them on social media to encourage people to visit her hometown.
But they soon became much more than just "pretty pictures".
The student paramedic began receiving messages from people around the world who told her the pictures of her dogs had helped them get through difficult times.
The overwhelming responses encouraged Kaylee to start using them to aid her in her work.
“Parents with sick kids wrote saying the dogs were helping to settle them at night and make them smile,” she explained.
Kaylee then began showing the pictures to people who were being taken to hospital in an ambulance, and this had a surprising effect on them.
“I’d been asking people ‘do you have a dog?’ before taking out my phone and chatting with them about my crazy lot,” she said.
“Often, those who were in distress would then arrive at the hospital laughing and saying, "Is that us there already?’”
The 29-year-old not only likes to create pictures of her dogs that allow people’s imaginations to tell the story but she’s also described it as “the most fulfilling thing that you can do for someone”.
Sources: Magazine Features