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As tensions ran high in the nation’s capital amid the first round of public impeachment hearings on Wednesday, a non-profit wanted to ease the stress level of staffers and others on the Hill, one dog at a time.

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Pet Partners, a pet therapy organization, teamed up with the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) to provide therapy dogs to the United States Capitol.

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A goldendoodle therapy dog named Blue greets Congressional staff during a "Meet the Pets: Destress with Post-Election Therapy Dogs" event on Nov. 13, 2019, in Washington.

As members of the House Intelligence Committee questioned Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent, the squad of pups provided those on the Hill a little «pet therapy.»

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A reporter interacts with two therapy dogs visiting Capitol Hill for an event run by a therapy animal organization, and the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council to help provide staffers stress relief on Nov. 13, 2019.

The dogs seemed to be a big hit, as PIJAC tweeted, «Great to have so many staffers stop by our #pettherapy on the Hill event today!»

— PIJAC (@PIJAC4PETS) November 13, 2019

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The registered therapy dogs were on the Hill from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Hart and Rayburn buildings.

There has been no indication of whether the pups will be back for any of the other public hearings, which will resume on Friday and continue next week.

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Swiss Shepherd therapy dog, Sampson, greets Congressional staff during a "Meet the Pets: Destress with Post-Election Therapy Dogs" event on Nov. 13, 2019, in Washington.

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