Emotional Support Animals and College Students

In this day and age, many college students are reporting high levels of stress and anxiety in their daily lives and in school. An emotional support animal can be very beneficial to improve mental health for many college students. According to theĀ Center for Collegiate Mental Health 2017 Annual ReportĀ from Penn State University, Anxiety and depression
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Dogs Help Students De-Stress

Research has shown that dogs have an innate ability to help humans with stress, emotional regulation and can actually lower blood pressure. Owning a dog can be challenging and is usually accompanied by a price tag, but according to a Southeastern UReporter survey many people believe the rewards of dog ownership outweigh the expense. Forty-five
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Animals cared for during ice storm

When Louise Parra’s mother-in-law walked out of the cold and into Parra’s house during last week’s winter storm, she found herself greeted by not just a warm fire, but she was also hit suddenly by a wall of noise. 14 to 15 dogs energetically sounded out that a stranger had just entered, dogs that had
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Biology department displays vivarium and vertebrate museum at Gumbo Ya Ya

Graduate students from the biology department came to participate in the fall 2012 Gumbo Ya Ya event, and they brought a few friends. Animals from the biology department’s vivarium and Southeastern vertebrate museum were brought out to meet the students. Some were more vivacious than others. In fact, some were soaking in formaldehyde. However, students
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