media release

Puppy therapy helps students de-stress

April 10, 2013

Martin Mroz, SFU Health & Counselling Services, 778.782.3692,  
Dixon Tam, SFU media relations, 778.782.8742 (office) or 604.417.0881 (cell),  


Simon Fraser University’s health & counselling services department is partnering with the Pacific Assistance Dog Society (PADS) to bring puppies on campus to help students de-stress. The puppies, which are being trained to be service dogs, will interact with university students who are studying for final exams, which start next week.

Martin Mroz, director of SFU’s health & counselling department, will be on hand to offer tips on what students can do to alleviate stress during exam period.

WHAT:          Puppy Therapy 2013
DATE:            Thursday, April 11, 2013
TIME:            1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
WHERE:        Convocation Mall, SFU Burnaby, 8888 University Dr.

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