Therapy Dogs Help Students

"Pet Away Worries and Stress" program helps California students deal with exams.
1:42 | 11/30/11

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Students are busy preparing for -- Spanish one -- two final exam. All next week -- will be cramming a semester is worth of knowledge into a three hour test it can be a stressful time filled with anxiety. It is very stressful -- -- what you wanna do well and in your grades kind of resonance. But -- university seemed -- Dino is throwing students a bone of sorts with the help of fifteen curry specialist. The program -- away worries and stress or -- Got -- start three years ago. And has grown in popularity. I learned about it from other universities that they use and I had prepared BS that means -- to decrease stress. He treats anxiety. And especially right before final sale. Hospitals have long used therapy dogs to help in the healing process -- students are given encouraging high fives. I think his Conning name and help with -- instead dignity in dying every now we didn't know students not only distressed by the -- of their stress away they can also learned some homes have run their peer educators and of course if that doesn't work well they can go next door. -- ten minutes worries are -- designed by human massage therapist. Communication major Riley Boris took advantage of the free massages before hitting the books. It's a good way to -- you work. Distress that's going to be coming our way. -- is 600 students are expected to partake in the event just -- -- my god. -- tiny bit of the so the big one who really gave a day Santa's leg. And while it may not help them -- their exams the -- therapy is greatly appreciated.

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