Therapy Dog Is In Circulation At Yale's Law Library

Monty the therapy dog is part of a three-day trial at Yale's law school library. Stressed-out students may check out the border terrier. One student told The New York Times that while he's not so sure about the dog's ability to alleviate stress, it will be nice to play with a dog.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Something new goes into circulation today at Yale Law School's library - Monty the therapy dog. The border terrier is part of a three-day trial where stressed-out students may check him out. The therapy dogs can bring benefits such as relieving stress, plus increasing calmness and emotional well-being. One student told The New York Times�while he's not sure Monty can do all that, it'll be nice to play with a dog.

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