In her 2008 article entitled The Healing Power of the Human Animal Interaction, researcher Margo Halm described pet therapy as “inducing relaxation by reducing cardiovascular reactivity to stress." Based on her analysis, she concluded that “this intervention may contribute to optimal healing environments that promote harmony of mind, body, and spirit."
Take a breather and see for yourself. Blue Ribbon Therapy Dogs will be in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Redpath Library Building, main floor, on Tuesday, April 15 from noon - 2pm.
Can't get enough? From April 14 - April 29 therapy dogs will be in the Brown Building lobby from 12:30 - 1:30pm. Click here for more information.
Therapy dogs will also be at the Brown Building on Thursday, April 24 from 5-6:30pm. Click here for more details.