Anamarie Urrutia, volunteer coordinator at the Yolo County SPCA, right, get ssome stress relief from Buddy at the Therapy Fluffies event Wednesday sponsored by the UC Davis Counseling and Psychological Services. Buddy is being held by UC Davis student Catherine McCullum. Buddy is a Jack Russell terrier available for adoption through the SPCA.
UC Davis student Ben Blumenfeld gets acquainted with Jake, a therapy dog owned by Winters veterinarian Karen Krstich of Winters. Interacting and petting a kind animal has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce stress and increase emotional well-being. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
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Therapy dog Pandora performs for UC Davis students Shelly Wong and Charles Lam at the de-stress event sponsored by CAPS Wednesday. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo