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Dogs Come to M.S.U. To Help Relax Students During Finals

 

Finals week, it's a time that many students dread, but to ease the stress Montana State University is making sure their library is more than just a place to hit the books. They are also making it a place to relax.

Intern-Mountain Therapy Animals is bringing in dogs for students to pet while on campus. The "Paws To Destress" program helps college students relax as they prepare to take those dreaded finals.

Haley Conners, a junior at M.S.U. says petting a dog makes her feel so much better before taking a test and that because, "they always want to please you, and so you can't really feel angry at something who is always trying to please you and make you happy or is there to comfort you, so it made me more relaxed."

 

This is the second time these cuddley pups have been brought to campus, and it has been quite the success. During their spring semester, over 260 students stopped by the library to pet their stress away.

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