Edgewater Garden residents find comfort with robotic pets

Edgewater Garden residents find comfort with robotic pets
Mary Rykhoff and a robotic dog

By Valerie Posthumus

The Haldimand Press

DUNNVILLE—There are some new residents at Edgewater Gardens, although they aren’t quite who you would expect.

Through the home’s Family Council, Dave and Pat Factor have donated two robotic cats this year and, most recently, they have added a robotic golden retriever to the family.

The robotic animals have been an effective addition, especially since COVID-19 has placed so many restrictions for visitors on facilities like Edgewater Gardens.

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