Earlier this week, we introduced you to a pack of therapy dogs stationed at SFO who are there to treat hurried passengers traumatized by the holiday travel season. While those canines do their jobs (and they have their work cut out for them), their co-workers will be down at the University of San Francisco calming stressed out students during finals.
Shawn Calhoun/ USF. Katy Yount, a third year law student at USF, gets a free therapy session with "Sophia Loren"
The university is allowing students to check out dogs, the same way they check out library books, over the next few weeks during exam season.
If you're feeling anxious about that science exam, or perhaps you are just looking for another reason to distract yourself and procrastinate, head down to Gleeson Library at USF on Monday, and sign up for a session with a pup who is trained specifically to ease your worries.More »