Simon Fraser University is inviting puppies to campus to help ease the anxieties of exam time for students.
The SFU Puppy Therapy event, organized by SFU Health and Counselling Services, is back again this year to help students, faculty and staff take a break from the stress of end-of-term assignments and exams and get some good cuddle time with a selection of adorable dogs.
The puppies will be provided by the Pacific Assistance Dog Society (PADS) and Trained Pups, who train puppies to become assistance dogs for people with physical disabilities, deaf or hard-of-hearing.
SFU’s Burnaby campus will get the first chance to experience Puppy Therapy on November 17, followed by two more sessions before the term ends. SFU Vancouver and SFU Surrey will also have the puppies visit in November and December.
SFU Puppy Therapy – Burnaby
Where: SFU Burnaby – Saywell Hall near AQ (9082 Atrium)
When: Tuesday, November 17 & 24, Wednesday, December 2; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SFU Puppy Therapy – Surrey
Where: SFU Surrey – “Hot Tub” area, near SFU Library
When: Thursday, November 26, Tuesday, December 1; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
SFU Puppy Therapy – Vancouver
Where: SFU Vancouver – SFU Woodwards, Ground Floor Lobby
When: Thursday, December 3; noon to 2 p.m.