They’re unleashing the hounds at Halifax’s Dalhousie University to help students reduce stress during this exam period.
Michael Kean, a 21-year-old environmental science student, pitched the idea for therapy dogs to come to campus after hearing it had been tried at McGill University. His initiative was embraced by the Dalhousie Student Union. “It’s just a simple solution to a problem that we have,” he says. “Students are super stressed-out right now.”