Upper school students are invited to interact with a therapy dog while on campus for finals.
Finn is a 3-year-old Australian Labradoodle, which is a different breed than a Labradoodle or Goldendoodle. This breed is hypoallergenic and has been carefully bred for temperament as a therapy dog. Australian Labradoodles are known for being intuitive, intelligent, as well as having a love for human interactions.
Director for K-12 Center for Learning and Teaching Karen Rassmussen said that “Finn has all these qualities and more.”
The duo completed an official training and certification program that registered Finn as a therapy dog. He has been trained to work with children and adolescents in schools to promote social-emotional wellness and increase academic achievement.
Stop by the fourth floor of Old Main (5414), where Finn welcomes visits from two to three students at a time. Social distancing guidelines will be honored:
Today: 7:45-9:45 and from 12:30-3:30
Friday: 7:45-8:30, 10:15-11:00, and 1:30-3:30
Monday: 7:45-10:00 and 12:30-3:30
Tuesday: 7:45- 10:00 and 12:30-3:30