Therapy Dogs at Fondren Library Center

Reduce the stress of studying for finals!
Spend some time with a therapy dog at the library!

Location: Fondren Library Center, Touch Learning Center (1st floor, Fondren Library East) – tentative location
Date:
Tuesday, May 6
Time:
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

About the Event: A team of registered therapy dogs from the Paws Across Texas group will be at the Fondren Library Center on Tuesday, May 6. Research has shown that spending 5-24 minutes with a calm dog reduces blood pressure and the levels of stress hormones in the body**. Students are welcome to stop by and visit with our four-legged friends as they are getting ready for finals. We are proud to partner with Paws Across Texas and the A-LEC (Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center) to make this event paws-sible.

** Health-related information source: The Health and Psychological Benefits of Bonding with a Pet Dog, Psychology Today

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