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(Australia) Latrobe Valley: Therapy dogs help kids with "social/emotional/anger problems"

June 3, 2019, Latrobe Valley Express: Puppy love at schools has calming effect on kids http://www.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/story/6195328/puppy-love-at-schools-has-calming-effect-on-kids/ ...Morwell Park Primary and Flexible Learning Option in Morwell have joined a growing trend in which therapy dogs are employed to assist students in regulating their emotions to focus on their studies.... "We have a lot of students with social and emotional anxieties and issues with anger problems," Ms McMillan said. "We've already seen improvements – it has had a very calming effect on the kids." ... "Floyd sat down and leaned on one of our students that has trouble with anger issues," she said. ...