Name: Animal Therapy Club
Purpose: To bring cognitive, social and emotional healing to students and the community using interactive animal-assisted therapy. The club informs others about the human animal bond, the application of animal assistance in rehabilitation, and advocates for causes concerning people with disabilities and assistive animals.
President: Gisselle Solis
Vice President: Tyra McCullough
Secretary: Yaritza Garza
Treasurer: Alayzza Solis
Adviser: Clinical Assistant Professor Denise Silcox
Activities: Stress-reducing events before midterms and finals, such as Paws to Relax, Doggy Yoga during the spring semester, DOGA, and Paws to Read, which uses therapy dogs to help children’s confidence in reading.
Meetings: 12:15 to 1 p.m.Wednesday in EHABE 1.124.
Membership requirements: All majors are welcome.
For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
—Compiled by Lesley Robles