Cuddly Puppies Help Law Students De-stress Before Exams

Cuddly Puppies Help Law Students De-stress Before Exams

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Puppies at GWU destress law students-WashPostvidThe stress of looming exams at George Mason University School of Law lifted for a couple of hours Thursday, thanks to the arrival of 15 homeless and adoptable puppies with velvety ears, soul-searching eyes and names like Doughboy, Sugar and Sue.

“Especially this time of the year, law school seems to ruin your life,” said Allison Tisdale, 24, a third-year from Texas who didn’t go home for Thanksgiving because she had to study.

Holding a squirming puppy, she said, “you get to be human again.”

Yale Law Library last spring brought in a “therapy dog” named Monty to help its students.

(WATCH the video below, or read the story in Washington Post)

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