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Students learn about dog training at Spencer-Penn – Martinsville Bulletin

Students learn about dog training at Spencer-Penn – Martinsville Bulletin Martinsville BulletinStudents learn about dog training at Spencer-PennMartinsville BulletinThroughout the class, kids interacted with an AKC Champion Australian Shepherd, Delta, and a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Zoey. Both being show dogs, it's not imperative that they learn basic commands – which provided an opportunity for kids […]

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Therapy dogs ease tension for EIU students – Effingham Daily News

Therapy dogs ease tension for EIU students – Effingham Daily News Effingham Daily NewsTherapy dogs ease tension for EIU studentsEffingham Daily NewsWilson is a 6 1/2-year-old Boston Terrier/Labrador mix with lots of personality, which is one quality that makes him a perfect pet therapy dog. He boasted his red bandanna and yellow tag as he […]

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Rewarding reading: Furry friends visit Rankin students through … – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Rewarding reading: Furry friends visit Rankin students through … – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalRewarding reading: Furry friends visit Rankin students through …Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalTUPELO – Rankin Elementary School students visited with some four-legged friends Friday afternoon as part of the school's September PTO fundraiser. and more » Continue reading at djournal.com […]

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Animal therapy reduces anxiety, loneliness symptoms in college students

Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College of Art and Design. Their findings are published in the latest issue of the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. The researchers provided animal-assisted therapy to 55 students in a […]

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