MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS: Billy the stressing-busting spaniel is helping students cope with the strains of their studies

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Meet Billy, the stress-busting pooch helping budding medics cope with the strains of their studies.

The Cavalier King Charles spaniel makes regular visits to the University of Manchester’s medical school to help calm the nerves of hard-working students.

They spend time petting and stroking 10-year-old Billy at fortnightly sessions, as research carried out by academics at the university has shown pets are good for your mental health.

Period24 Mar 2018

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  • TitleBilly the stressing-busting spaniel is helping students cope with the strains of their studies
    Media name/outletManchester Evening News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date24/03/18
    DescriptionMeet Billy, the stress-busting pooch helping budding medics cope with the strains of their studies.

    The Cavalier King Charles spaniel makes regular visits to the University of Manchester’s medical school to help calm the nerves of hard-working students.

    They spend time petting and stroking 10-year-old Billy at fortnightly sessions, as research carried out by academics at the university has shown pets are good for your mental health.
    URLhttps://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/billy-stressing-busting-spaniel-helping-14446561
    PersonsClaire Mimnagh, Kelly Rushton

Keywords

  • mental health
  • student wellbeing
  • pets