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Centerville, TX: Schools get therapy dogs to help kids deal with stress

Aug 24, 2018, KBTX—TV, Bryan, TX: Centerville ISD bringing therapy dogs to campus this year http://www.kbtx.com/content/news/Centerville-ISD-bringing-dogs-to-campus-this-year-491674791.html CENTERVILLE, Tex. (KBTX) - A new pet therapy program is starting this school year at Centerville campuses. … The dogs also work with kids with special needs and those in typical classrooms. "Kids go through a lot of stress and mental health is so important at this day and age because they are faced with so many difficulties through their childhood," said Centerville High School Principal Claudia Mordecai. “Our dogs come on our high school campus daily and we do have a dog housed in our counselors office and the kids can sign up for dog time," said Mordecai….