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Holland College students cuddle with bunnies, goat during Mental Health Week

A soothing treat for stressed-out students at Holland College in downtown Charlottetown today: cuddling with baby bunnies and a goat.

Cuddling with baby animals helps soothe stressed-out students

Baby bunnies and goats ease student stress

7 years ago
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Baby bunnies and goats ease student stress at Holland College

A soothing treat for stressed-out students at Holland College in downtown Charlottetown today: cuddling with baby bunnies and a goat. 

As part of its annual Mental Health Week, the college's student union invited students and staff to the library Tuesday for a petting zoo. 

"It was really nice to see all the students smiling, especially since midterms are wrapping up and this is a really stressful time for everyone," said student union president Dave Campbell. 

He said it's a simple activity, but the rewards can be great.

"We were delighted to be able to offer this service to our students, as every bit helps this time of year," said Campbell.

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