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Saturday, 06 July 2013 07:10
Chelsea Bender (from left), a criminal justice major from Fremont, and Ashley Arthur, a nursing major from Tiffin, pet a dog from Therapy Dogs International during exam week at Terra State Community College.
FREMONT - Certified therapy dogs visited Terra State Community College to relieve stress during finals week.
All of the dogs, and their handlers, are certified by Therapy Dogs International, which permits teams to visit hospitals, nursing homes, hospice, and now Terra State.
Don Stull, ElderCollege coordinator at Terra State, organized the dogs' visits, knowing that finals week is a stressful time for not only the student body, but also for the staff and faculty.
"In my world, we call this a petting coma for the dogs," Stull said.
Last Updated on Saturday, 06 July 2013 07:40

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