Lulu, Buddy, Maggie, Macie, and Garda welcomed students, performed tricks, and offered unconditional love to help relieve student stress during finals week. The Paws Across Texas therapy dogs visited from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 11. Dog therapy was well attended with approximately 500 students filling the Willis Forum.
Paws Across Texas, Inc. (PAT) is a nonprofit, incorporated, charitable organization founded in 1986 and based in Fort Worth, Texas. Its purpose is to provide diversified therapy programs using trained volunteers (representatives) and their privately owned companion animals (registered therapy dogs).
Featured image: Emily Peebles and Garda
Photo credit: Megan Gellner