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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2019

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PuppyUp Walk charity event raises funds to fight canine cancer

October 25, 2018 |

Staff Writer
The PuppyUp Walk is a charity event that hopes to bring funding and awareness to cancer, not only in humans but also dogs.Read More

Dog walking on campus brightens students’ day

February 22, 2018 |


Staff Writer

Seeing dogs on the campus of the University of Mary Washington brings a smile to most students, especially when the dogs belong to other UMW students.Read More

Students feel the love with therapy dogs’ visit to the UMW campus

October 27, 2016 |


A six-page paper due next week, one take-home quiz to be completed tonight, and 30 pages of reading to get through before tomorrow. Every day of the week students have a lot on their plate. Finding ways to cope and manage the stress that comes with school can be difficult and time consuming. One proven way to alleviate stress and brighten people’s moods could come in the form of frequent therapy dog visits to campus, according to Dr. Tevya Zukor, director of the Talley Center.Read More

Cats vs Dogs: Which is the best college pet?

October 13, 2016 |


It is the age-old debate. The rivals are bigger than the Red Sox and the Yankees, Pepsi vs. Coke and NSYNC vs. The Backstreet Boys. It is cats vs. dogs: college edition. I interviewed two UMW students to see which animal is the better college pet. Some say cats are mean and aloof, while others do not enjoy the strict schedule that comes with walking a dog.Read More

FBI Trained Dogs on Campus 

April 20, 2011 |

A young bloodhound named Mia bounded across the lawn in front of duPont Hall during the spring of 2009, searching for the source of the scent she was tracking.

The trail led her to an FBI official hiding in the … Read More