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Congress lends a paw to veterans

By Hayley Nagelberg, Columnist August 9, 2016

Dog is man’s best friend. This has been common knowledge for years, but it’s taken on new meaning recently. Being man’s best friend no longer just means standing loyally nearby. Lawmakers are now...

Therapy dogs provide finals stress relief

Therapy dogs provide finals stress relief

By Mariah Schaefer May 13, 2015

Many laughs and shrieks filled the Undergraduate Library on Tuesday as students pet three therapy dogs to relieve stress.The therapy dogs were a part of the Undergraduate Library’s first “De-Stress...

University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

By Susan Szuch March 30, 2015

For Tim Fan, Ember was more than just a hound dog. Ember, who was bred for research purposes, was one of the first dogs used in the process of testing the effects of PAC-1 drugs on dogs, which work...

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