Trinity College’s puppy room proved to be a huge success again

Posted in Governance and administration on April 20th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Over 400 students visited the puppy and dog room set up by the Students’ Union at Trinity College Dublin last week. It was the second year in a row that this event – organised by Peata Ireland, a voluntary organisation that arranges pet visits to caring institutions – took place on Trinity campus …” (more)

[Gianluca Avagnina,, 19 April]

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Puppy power helps UCC students to destress

Posted in Life on March 19th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Cute rescue puppies took the lead at a special stress-busting session for college students just weeks ahead of their end-of-year exams …” (more, video)

[Eoin English, Irish Examiner, 19 March]

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The perfect chill-out option – Irish university hosts de-stressing puppy room for students

Posted in Life on April 25th, 2014 by steve

“What could relieve stress better than a playful pup? Probably nothing, that’s what. Exam-stressed students in Trinity College Dublin are today being rewarded for all their hard work with a room full of puppies and dogs …” (more)

[Independent, 24 April]

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Stressed Trinity students studying for their exams can now get ‘canine therapy’

Posted in Governance and administration on April 17th, 2014 by steve

“… The stressed students of Trinity College Dublin, who are currently in the throes of a busy exam period, are being rewarded for their hard work with some canine therapy. The former SU bookshop is to be turned into a de-stressing puppy room next Thursday, for one day only …” (more)

[TheDailyEdge, 17 April]

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DIT ‘puppy room’ could be a reality

Posted in Governance and administration on November 6th, 2013 by steve

“DITSU is looking into a novel stress relief measure for exam time – bringing in a DIT ‘puppy room’. The idea was first raised as a ‘mock motion’ and Student Council, but after immediately sparking interest, Fiachra Duffy, DITSU VP for welfare, has decided to look into the possibility of creating a temporary room …” (more)

[Al McConnell, The Edition, 6 November]

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Puppy Room At Dalhousie: University Brings In Dogs For Stress Therapy

Posted in Life on November 29th, 2012 by steve

“… And we know, there are plenty of ways to fight stress — but Dalhousie University is trying out a new way: Puppies. The Halifax university is creating a puppy room for on December 4th, 5th and 6th to help students cope with the stress of exams and end-of-term assignments …” (more)

[Huffington Post, 28 November]

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