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Service pup training club gets three eager new pupils

The Panthers’ Service Pups club is about to get three new 8-week-old puppies to raise and train.

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The dogs will go everywhere with their trainers for a year and a half.

Pitt service puppies put on a paw-some Halloween fashion show

Mushu won best costume for a police officer costume in Saturday’s Puppy Halloween Fashion Show.

By Sarah Gross, For The Pitt News

October 30, 2018

The club Perfect Fit Canine Campus Scholars has been training many puppies this semester. Over the weekend they worked the runway for a Halloween fashion show.

Service dogs help students succeed

Claire Ozolek's therapy dog, Lexi, provides her with psychiatric and mobile assistance. (Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)

By Nina Kneuer | For The Pitt News

September 25, 2017

Claire Ozolek’s best friend, Lexi, has big eyes and a hard-working disposition. She also has a tail and four legs and works as Ozolek’s service dog. “I mean it sounds cliche, but she is really my best friend,” Ozolek said. Ozolek — a senior psychology major at Pitt — and Lexi ha...

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