Headlines Dog Receives Honorary College Degree (Because He’s a Very Good Boy) He accompanied his owner to her classes. Published 2 years ago on December 19, 2018 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY, has awarded an honorary degree to a dog who accompanied his owner to her classes. Brittany Hawley relied on her dog, Griffin, for help as she completed her master’s degree in occupational therapy, the New York Post reports. Hawley experiences chronic pain and uses a wheelchair. Griffin helps her with tasks such as opening doors and getting things. Griffin wore a cap and gown like everyone else at Hawley’s recent graduation ceremony, the Post reports. Advertisement Clarkson’s board of trustees stated that Griffin exhibited “extraordinary effort, steadfast commitment and diligent dedication to the well-being and student success” of his owner. The Post quoted Hawley saying, “I pushed for him to graduate from Day One. He did everything I did.” Read more at the New York Post Related Topics:Latest News Top click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement You may like EQyss Starts Producing Human and Pharmaceutical-Grade Hand Sanitizer Andis Adds 2 International Pet Groomers to Global Education Team Yelp to Flag Businesses Accused of Racism With ‘Consumer Alerts’ Promoted Headlines Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Are You Ready For Adventures Beyond The Backyard? Tall Tails Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Columns8 hours ago 5 Ways to Prepare Your Salon for the Holidays Trace's Store School9 hours ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Press Releases21 hours ago EQyss Starts Producing Human and Pharmaceutical-Grade Hand Sanitizer True Tales3 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns7 days ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Trace's Store School9 hours ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 America's Coolest2 weeks ago Video: Take a Tour of Bark Life in Seminole, FL Trace's Store School2 weeks ago Video: Learn How to Do Holiday on a Budget at Trace’s Store School Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular True Tales3 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns7 days ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Columns1 week ago 5 Consumer Behavior Trends Reshaping Holiday Shopping Candace D'Agnolo1 week ago Complete These 7 Important Tasks at Your Pet Business Before the End of 2020 Headlines7 days ago Yelp to Flag Businesses Accused of Racism With ‘Consumer Alerts’ Photo Gallery3 days ago 19 Photos That Show Why Dexter’s Deli Is One of America’s Coolest Pet Stores Behind the Pages1 week ago Podcast: Should You Carry Poop Bags Featuring the Faces of Donald Trump and Joe Biden?