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Therapets Visit RMU

Therapets visit RMU as a way for students to relieve stress during the busy semester.

Morgan Torchia, Contributor

September 21, 2017

Emotional support animals join the Colonial family

Photo credit: Tori Flick

Malyk Johnson

September 3, 2016

In 2015, Alyssa Lang, a sophomore at RMU, was diagnosed with anxiety and was able to bring her emotional support dog with her to live in her dorm. “He really helps alleviate the symptoms and whenever I get stressed out I can just go and play with him and he makes everything a lot better,” Lang said...

Counseling Center adopts new dog to become Therapet

Photo credit: Katey Ladika

Brittany Mayer

August 26, 2016

August 2016 was an exciting month for the RMU Counseling Center because of an addition to their team, the puppy Violet.Violet, a mix of the Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier, is six months old. She is the newest, furriest member of the Counseling Center being trained to become a Therapet.“There is a dec...