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Schedule

Date 10AM-noon 2-4PM 6-8PM
M 4/29 Ziva & Winston
Max & Duke
Tu 4/30 Max & Tarek Duke & Winston
W 5/1 Ziva & Winston Max & Duke
Th 5/2 Ziva & Max Duke & Winston Sophie, Max, & 
Sugar
F 5/3 Max & Sugar Duke & Michelle/Chloe
Sa 5/4   Michelle/Chloe & Sugar
Su 5/5   Michelle/Chloe & Luke
M 5/6 Ziva & Winston Max & Duke
Tu 5/7 Max & Tarek Duke & Winston
W 5/8
Ziva & Max
Luke & Duke

Paws for Finals

UT Arlington Library is again sponsoring an outreach and support program for students: Paws for Finals Spring 2013. This program allows students to interact with registered therapy dogs as a means of reducing the stress and anxiety that final exams can induce. Studies have proved that petting a friendly dog reliably lowers blood pressure and stress-related hormones in the blood, slows the heart rate, regularizes breathing, and releases tension from muscles. These effects can be achieved after only 5 to 24 minutes of interaction with a cheerful pup. Students (and faculty/staff) who need a study/work break filled with unconditional love are encouraged and invited to stop by the second floor of the Central Library April 29-May 8 (see schedule above). The UT Arlington Library is proud to partner with Paws With Partners registered therapy dog volunteer group for this program. (Health-related information source: "The Health and Psychological Benefits of Bonding with a Pet Dog," Psychology Today Blog)