Adorable dogs to lower stress in UNF students

Joshua Brangenberg

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Sixteen labradors, golden retrievers, and golden labradors came to the UNF game room on Monday to help students relax between final exams. The Canine Companions for Independence brought these well-trained dogs to share their calm, affectionate personalities with college students. Lee Hoyt, a volunteer puppy raiser and leader of the local CCI members, said that these dogs are trained to help people in wheelchairs, hearing disabilities, or therapy in hospices or hospitals.

The puppies will be in the game room again on Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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