BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo Libraries will
bring therapy dogs to campus to help students cope with stress
while preparing for final exams.
Media are invited to see the dogs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec.
3-5 at the following locations:
B-15, lower level, in the Health Sciences Library in Abbott Hall
(building No. 3 on this map: http://www.buffalo.edu/buildings/maps/SouthCampus.pdf)
on South Campus.
On-site contact: Pamela Rose, Web services and library promotion
coordinator, at (716) 829-5722.
staff lounge in the basement of Lockwood Memorial Library (building
No. 10 on this map: http://www.buffalo.edu/buildings/maps/NorthCampus.pdf)
on North Campus.
On-site contact: Kathleen Quinlivan, communications officer for
UB Libraries, at (716) 645-1326.
UB's Health Sciences Library began bringing therapy dogs on
campus in December 2011. The effort has grown to include coffee,
snacks, soothing music, chair massages and other offerings.
UB is working with Therapy Animals of Western New York, or TAWNY,
and other organizations that promote the healing power of dogs and
other animals, to bring the dogs on campus.