Petting the stress away

Abby, a 10-year-old yellow lab from Paws to Share, relaxes while getting scratched by Samantha Liu, freshman psychology and child development major, and McKenna Mobley, sophomore psychology major, Monday in Wilson Library. Pet handler Elizabeth Mastro, who has worked with Paws to Share since February, said she adopted Abby five years ago. Therapy dogs visited all week as part of the library’s de-stress activities, and will return every day next week./ photo by Tyler Evains
Abby, a 10-year-old yellow lab from Paws to Share, relaxes while getting scratched by Samantha Liu, freshman psychology and child development major, and McKenna Mobley, sophomore psychology major, Monday in Wilson Library. Pet handler Elizabeth Mastro, who has worked with Paws to Share since February, said she adopted Abby five years ago. Therapy dogs visited all week as part of the library’s de-stress activities, and will return every day next week./ photo by Tyler Evains
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