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Therapy dogs to the rescue!

woman with blue shirt pets brown dog laying on floor

Justin Lee

May 9, 2018

Students and staff members gather around different types of therapy dogs, greyhound, german shepherd, pitbull and chihuahua mix, and poodle, as they were brought into a shaded area. The dogs are part of a nonprofit organization called Love on a Leash, who are dedicated to bringing happiness and comfort to people nationwide. They...

Therapy dogs used to rescue stress with midterms on mind

Woman shakes hands with German Shepard

Nicollette Ashtiani

March 15, 2016

Wagging tails and dozens of nuzzles overwhelmed the Oasis Wellness Center today when dogs visited students to offer a break from their "ruff" studies and "lab reports" for the midterms this week. Students crowded around the various types of therapy dogs, a golden tetriever, yellow labrador, schnoodle...

You apparently can feel well at the Oasis Wellness Center

Though not all programs and sessions have been made active, the Oasis Wellness Center delivers some promise for over-stressed students. {Raul Martinez/ The Sundial)

Michael Herrera

August 31, 2015

When I first heard about the new Oasis Wellness Center located in the University Student Union, I immediately asked myself, “is that building really necessary?" However, after my first visit, I walked out with a complete change of heart. The center feels like a safe haven, inside a university, that...

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