March 16, 2011

Library Going to the Dogs: You Can Check One Out at the Yale Library!

Did I mention how much I love dogs (and libraries, and books and reading)?



Monty, a border terrier mix (photo courtesy of Above the Law)
This article caught my attention (via @LibraryJournal):




I can't tell you how tickled I was to see this, and I'm hoping that the program will indeed help stressed-out students!


Here's the original announcement made in September, complete with the card catalog listing!


from Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid

And from the Yale Daily News:


Two personal connections for me: 
Here are more feel-good articles about Monty:


Yale Law's new ufference librarian: Monty the dog - Yale Alumni Magazine blog
Yale Law School May (or May Not) Have a Therapy Dog for Students - Education - GOOD


And here's a nice article about the value of therapy animals:

Animals can help humans with all kinds of therapy from St. Louis Today


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Maybe we could do something at our school. Kathy of Hawaii Canines for Independence sounded enthusiastic when I mentioned it ...


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