Rice University students to destress with therapy pets during finals

first_imgAddThis ShareMEDIA ADVISORYDavid [email protected] [email protected] University students to de-stress with therapy pets during finals HOUSTON – (April 29, 2015) – During final exam days, Rice University students will have the opportunity to mingle, de-stress and share hugs with dogs of various breeds April 30 and May 1 at the university’s Fondren Library, 6100 Main St.Credit: thinkstockphotos.com/Rice UniversityThe library has asked Houston pet therapy organization Faithful Paws to bring its friendly canines to the first-floor reference collection area of Fondren from 5 to 9 p.m. April 30 and from 3 to 7 p.m. May 1.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 [email protected] or 713-348-6775.-30-Follow Rice News and Media Relations via Twitter @RiceUNews.Follow Fondren Library via Twitter @FondrenLibrary.last_img read more