Published: May 13, 2014 5:42 AM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Stressed-out students at one Florida school got a little help during finals week.
    
Lynn University in Boca Raton brought dogs to a campus lawn Monday for students to play with.
    
The school says it initiated the "Paws and Relax" program because research shows animal interaction helps lower blood pressure, relieve stress and ease depression.

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