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4 Paws puppies during finals week

Cuddly Pups Cure Finals Week Stress

by Lauren McGuire, Student Public Relations Writer

4 Paws puppies for finalsOn Thursday, Dec. 12, K9s at the ‘Ville, a student organization at Cedarville University, will partner with 4 Paws For Ability to bring puppies on campus to help relieve student stress during finals week. This event will be held in the lower level of the Stevens Student Center from noon to 2 p.m.

The last week of the semester can be stressful for students; however, K9s at the ‘Ville hopes to help alleviate this stress. The 4 paws puppies will also benefit from human interaction as they learn how to socialize.

“The purpose of this event is to provide a quick stress relief for students during finals week by bringing in a litter of puppies from 4 Paws for Ability,” said Anna Weber, president of K9s at the ‘Ville.

— Anna Weber

K9s at the Ville has been partnering with 4 Paws for ability for the past five years. Puppies are brought during finals week twice a year, once during the fall semester and once during the spring semester.

4 Paws for Ability is a nonprofit organization in Xenia, Ohio, that trains and places service dogs with children and disabled veterans. K9s at the ‘Ville partners with 4 Paws for Ability to help train and socialize service dogs.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including the Master of Divinity program, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit

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