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The LGYC Hosts Puppy Therapy Event (Photos)

by Wilma Wei & Sasha Ryu

With finals and AP-testing approaching fast, stress levels at LGHS have been higher than ever. At times like these, a moment of relaxation can be crucial for an overwhelmed student. That’s why, on Mon. April 29, the Los Gatos Youth Commission collaborated with Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) to host a puppy therapy event at LGHS. 

During the event, students were able to cuddle, pet, and play with five different service dogs. The perfect opportunity to de-stress before testing season, the event was a huge success!

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LGHS seniors visit the therapy dogs during tutorial.

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Sophomore Maddie Dewhirst with Daenerys, an 11-month-old therapy dog.

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Another photo of Daenerys having fun with the students!

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Students from Mr. Gaylord’s third period French III class playing with a service dog.

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Sophomores Hope Beckmann, Jessica Lilja, and Koosha Azim with a therapy dog.

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A volunteer from CCI speaking to a group of students.

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Students from Mr. Garrett’s third period 10th grade English Honors class with a therapy dog.

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Students playing with Maggie the service dog!

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Sophomores visit the service dogs during tutorial.

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Two volunteers from CCI, with their service dog, Lily.

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An adorable service dog entertains three lucky students.

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Three students from Mr. Davison-Wilson’s freshman English class pet a service dog.

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Freshman English teacher Zachary Davison-Wison strikes a pose with an adorable therapy dog!

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Sophomore Hope Beckmann with a service dog!

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Sophomore Ryan Henry and junior Alec Petros take a picture with the CCI mascot!

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Animal-lover sophomore Sophie Adams sits with an adorable service dog!

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Sophomores Kevin Miller and Ajay Natarajan pet a service dog!

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Daenerys the therapy dog gets in her morning stretches!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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