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Therapy dogs bring contentment and comfort to campus

Chance licks his owner after passing the therapy dog certification test Aug. 11. (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

By Kieran Mclean, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

Marsha Robbins' therapy dog program has been bringing calming canines to Pitt for years.

Pets of Pitt: students find furry friends on campus

Fifth-year Pitt student Georgia Vidal pets her cat, Winston, on the windowsill of her Bates Street house. (Photo by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Prachi Patel / Staff Writer

July 3, 2017

Winston prowls around a house on Bates Street — meowing, knocking things over with his black-and-white paws and chewing on the mail. For Georgia Vidal, a college student with a limited budget, housing space and time, her cat is a handful. Vidal, a fifth-year senior majoring in media and professional co...

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