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B.A.R.K.



John TylerDr. Binfet is the director of a UBC program titled “Building Academic Retention through K9s” (B.A.R.K.) that facilitates students’ access to therapy dogs to support well-being. B.A.R.K.’s mission is to reduce homesickness and stress and foster campus connections in students, primarily first-year students who are adjusting to life on campus. Now in its fifth year, B.A.R.K. regularly sees over 30% of the student body make use of the programs B.A.R.K. offers.

Photo Credit: Darren Hull Photography

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