Puppy Kindergarten

A look into Duke’s beloved Puppy Kindergarten

It’s a sleepy morning at the Duke Puppy Kindergarten in early October. Inside a cozy room within the Duke Canine Cognition Center, Congo and Nancy are perfectly content. The two dogs — an adult and a puppy Labrador-golden mix —  sniff, cuddle and pad around the space without a care in the world.

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Inaugural cohort of Duke Forest Stewards promotes sustainable recreation, provides critical help to staff

The Forest Stewards program selected 14 pairs of volunteers to walk trails in Duke Forest twice a month to remove fallen branches, tally the number of visitors and provide valuable information on trail traffic and conditions to the Office of the Duke Forest. They “steward the well-being of the Forest into the future," according to the Duke Forest's website.