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Take a Paws: Fostering Student Wellness with a Therapy Dog Program at Your University Library

By Amber Lannon, Pamela Harrison

Category Journal Articles
Abstract

Therapy dogs are trained and socialized to provide comfort to individuals who are ill or experiencing stress. The following article explores therapy dog outreach programs in academic libraries by describing a successful venture at McGill University Library. Background, planning advice, assessment results, and recommendations are presented with an aim to inform those who would like to implement similar programs at their libraries.

Date 2015
Publication Title Public Services Quarterly
Volume 11
Issue 1
Publisher Taylor & Francis
DOI 10.1080/15228959.2014.984264
URL https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15228959.2014.984264
Language English
Additional Language English
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Animals
  3. Canada
  4. Foreign countries
  5. Libraries
  6. outreach
  7. partnerships
  8. peer-reviewed
  9. Public Services
  10. Questionnaires
  11. Stress Management
  12. therapy
  13. Universities and Colleges
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