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

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Release date: 24/3/2018

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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.

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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