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Sophomores Nicole Doud, Emily Kim, Samantha Turtle, and Sabrina Jackson gather around Wilbur the therapy dog.

Therapy dogs help students de-stress before finals

May 28, 2019

Therapy dogs wag their way to the rescue in order to alleviate student stress leading up to finals before summer break. Last Thursday, May 23, two therapy dogs from the Peninsula Humane Society accompanied thei...

People unable to have pets of their own may choose to become foster families for dogs, cats, or other animals for little to no cost.

Options for Bay Area animal lovers are readily available

April 9, 2019

Household pets are notorious for providing easygoing affection and companionship, whether it be a dog, reptile, or anything in between. What these pets have to offer have won the...

Pet-owners listen to the instructor at Bottle and Bottega to paint portraits of their pets.

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

March 6, 2019

Bottle and Bottega’s “Paint your Pet” event allowed locals to paint portraits of their pets while raising money for the Peninsula Humane Society. Bottle and Bottega is ...

Therapy dog Pepper patiently waits for more students to pet her.

Therapy dogs entertain students one wag at a time

December 8, 2018

With final exams looming, lunchtime on Dec. 7 was a great opportunity to help students relax and destress. Four therapy dogs from the Pet Assisted Therapy Program convened in the Carlmont quad for students to interact...

Child, Atari, and dog, Chief, embrace. The film

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

April 19, 2018

He’s done it again. Wes Anderson has come through with another quality film that managed to blow me away with its creativity and guile. Set in future Japan, “Isle of...

People interact with each other while their dogs play together.

Shore Dogs Park brings community together

March 8, 2018

Tails wagging, noses touching, and four legs jumping and bounding with joy. While Shore Dogs Park in Redwood Shores provides dogs a nice, safe place to play and have fun, it also p...

Manon Llorach, Emma Simmons, and Nicole Turk, three juniors, smile as they pet Nova, one of the therapy dogs.

Dogs relieve stress before final exams

December 12, 2017

For some students, lunchtime on Dec. 11 was different than any other school day this year. Students filed outside the ASB room, waiting to take their turn to pet dogs. The...

Sophomore Monique Costa hugs Doc Marten, a Mastiff.

Dogs in the quad relieve students’ stress

May 15, 2016

May 13 was a great opportunity for Carlmont students to de-stress after two grueling weeks of Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The Peninsula Humane Society brought in service dogs...

Juniors Maya Paulo and Casey Costello gather around therapy dog Mariana.

Therapy dogs brighten students’ days

December 13, 2015

With the stress of finals looming over Carlmont students, many stress levels have peaked. Carlmont ASB decided to bring in trained therapy dogs to help relieve the pressure of...

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

December 11, 2015

On Dec. 10 at lunch, SPCA service dogs were brought to Carlmont's Quad for students to interact with to relieve stress before finals. Elena Mateus reports the story.

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