Having a “ruff” day? We’re here for you. No, not with Ben and Jerry’s or white zinfandel, but puppies. Recent studies from pubmed.com show that just being in the presence of a pooch can benefit your mental, social and physiological health. In fact, it’s become increasingly popular for universities to host therapy dogs during midterms and finals week. Stress no more­; these canine cuties are bound to turn that frown upside down. Here are eleven pups to make up for everything that could’ve gone wrong for you today:

Because you just couldn’t wake up:

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Buddy, Pom-a-Pug

Because your coffee spilled out of its cup:

Charlie, English Springer Spaniel/Border Collie
Charlie, English Springer Spaniel/Border Collie

Because you’re dreaming of going somewhere far:

Elliot, German Shepard/Hound
Elliot, German Shepard/Hound

Because you locked your keys in your car:

Teddy, Yellow Lab
Teddy, Yellow Lab

Because your credit card was declined:

Golden Retriever/Hovawart
Golden Retriever/Hovawart

Because your schoolwork is a week behind:

Ginger, Poodle
Ginger, Poodle

Because your sweater shrunk two times too small:

Ollie, Chocolate Lab
Ollie, Chocolate Lab

Because nobody has returned your calls:

Nickey, Poodle
Nickey, Poodle

Because you dropped your bagel, cream cheese down:

Copper, Yellow Lab
Copper, Yellow Lab

Because your favorite flowers have turned brown:

Zoso, Boston Terrier
Zoso, Boston Terrier

And just, because.

Beau, Border Collie/Australian Shepard
Beau, Border Collie/Australian Shepard

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