(DALLAS) -- The first person in history to contract Ebola in the United States after treating an infected man from West Africa will finally be reunited with her dog.
Nina Pham will be reunited with her beloved King Charles Spaniel on Saturday.
Both dog and owner have been through a difficult month. Pham, a health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, contracted Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan. As Pham was undergoing treatment in Maryland, her dog Bentley was quarantined in Dallas as a precaution.
“We were very fortunate in finding a home-like environment for the dog, rather than a standard isolation facility,” Dallas Animal Services Director Jody Jones told ABC News.
Both Pham and Bentley have been declared Ebola-free and will be back together for the first time in nearly a month.
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