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(UK) Earlham Grove: School therapy dog helps 'calm children/help them with learning issues'

July 10, 2018, Weston Mercury: Puppy proves popular with primary school children in Weston http://www.thewestonmercury.co.uk/news/puppy-visiting-ashcombe-primary-school-1-5599716 Ashcombe Primary School, in Earlham Grove, is being visited by 12-week-old Gus, who will be trained to become a ‘pets as therapy’ dog. He is owned by teacher Kelly Greatorex, and he is already a star attraction at the 630-pupil school…. “We are a real community and dogs have been proven to help calm children and help them through a range of learning issues.”… Other schools in North Somerset have invited dogs to help pupils….