Dogs provide stress relief for Emory students during final exams

Dec. 10, 2013


Beverly Clark


What: Students stressed out by exams can take a break and play with a pooch in the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University. Canine Assistants, a service dog organization in Milton, will bring service dogs in training for two-hour shifts that day in the Jones Room, where “pet stations” will be set up. Students in groups of three can spend up to 10 minutes petting and playing with a dog to relax and relieve the stress of studying for final exams.  

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 12  

Where: Jones Room, Robert W. Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory 30322 

Media Parking & Access: Contact Holly Crenshaw,, 404-727-0211, or Maureen McGavin,, 404.727.6898, 614-216-0868 (mobile)  

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