Dogs on campus relieve student stress?

The Washington Post takes a look at colleges that use dogs on campus to a create a more relaxed atmosphere, including Macalester College in St. Paul.
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The Washington Post takes a look at colleges that use dogs on campus to a create a more relaxed atmosphere, including Macalester College in St. Paul.

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