CORE Holds Therapy Dog Day

Annette Varga, a junior from Shelby Township, Mich., attended Therapy Dog Day and sits on the couch alongside Kai (left) and Stevie Wonderful (right). The dogs immediately hopped on the couch after Varga took a seat (Photo by Patrick Smoker).

On Friday, Albion College Connections, Organizations and Relationships in Education (CORE) members hosted Therapy Dog Day in the Kellogg Center  living room from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Two of the therapy dogs on campus, Kai and Stevie Wonderful, were featured at CORE’s Therapy Dog Day. Sunny and Kolt, however, did not make an appearance.

Tim Bullock, a member of CORE and a first-year from Dayton, Ohio, sits in the Kellogg Center with Kai. Kai jumped on Bullock’s lap, laying down for Bullock to pet his head. “Therapy Dog days are important to not only students but to staff too,” said Bullock (Photo by Patrick Smoker).
Mikayla Stinde a freshman from Holly, Mich., sits with Kai. “I always love seeing the dogs and petting them,” said Stinde. “It always puts a smile on my face.” (Photo by Patrick Smoker).
Stevie Wonderful receives treats for following commands such as “sit” and “stay.” Students took turns giving Stevie and Kai treats for doing tricks (Photo by Patrick Smoker).
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Patrick Smoker is a senior from Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is majoring in Geological Sciences with a minor in GIS. In addition to being a photographer for the Pleiad, He also plays tennis for the men’s tennis team.

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