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STUDENTS from Warwickshire College's Rugby campus are running three fund-raising activities to support the Pets As Therapy charity.

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 and business students have undertaken to plan and carry out a sponsored dog walk, pack bags at the local Asda store (dressed as dogs) and run a sweet and spicy snack stall at the campus.

They were visted in the planning stages by two flat-coated retrievers, Ellie and Florence, both regular working PAT dogs.

The students are being supported by their tutor Rosemarie Towers and senior curriculum leader Michele Carman Car´man

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Ms Carman said: "We have been very impressed by the enthusiasm and level of committment shown by the 14 youngsters on the course."

The Pets As Therapy charity provides therapeutic visits to hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes, special needs schools and a variety of other venues by volunteers with their own friendly, temperamenttested and vaccinated dogs and cats.

Since its beginning more than 22,000 dogs have been registered into the Pets As Therapy scheme.

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ABOVE RIGHT... Students at Warwickshire College Warwickshire College is a large further and higher education college in the county of Warwickshire in England. It has some 30,000 students enrolled on courses across five campuses. , Rugby, with Florence and Ellie and staff from the Pets As Therapy charity. ABOVE AND LEFT... Students at Warwickshire College meet Pets As Therapy retriever Florence.
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Nov 23, 2009
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