Rice University students to de-stress with therapy pets during finals
HOUSTON – (Dec. 9, 2015) – During final exam days, Rice University students will have the opportunity to mingle, de-stress and share hugs with dogs and cats of various breeds Dec. 10-12 at the university’s Fondren Library, 6100 Main St.
The library has asked Houston pet therapy organization Faithful Paws to bring its friendly canines and felines to the first-floor reference collection area of Fondren from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 10, 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 12.
This is the fourth year Fondren Library has held therapy dog sessions during finals and has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from students, according to library staff members.
For more information about Faithful Paws, a program founded in 1997 and sponsored by Bellaire United Methodist Church, visit www.faithfulpawshouston.com.
Media interested in covering one of the pet therapy sessions should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-348-6775.
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