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(UK) Isle of Wight: Therapy dog in primary school to reduce anxiety levels

Jan 27, 2018, (UK) Metro: School hires Betty the therapy puppy in a bid to reduce pupils’ anxiety http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/27/school-hires-betty-therapy-puppy-bid-reduce-pupils-anxiety-7264930/ Betty, trained by Ability Dogs 4 Young People, will sit next to pupils at the school on the Isle of Wight as they read in a bid to reduce their anxiety levels. Sarah Hussey, headteacher of Northwood Primary School, said: ‘She is going to be a really good member of staff.