At some colleges, no need to be separated from a beloved pet
July 11, 2018
Leaving for college involves some difficult changes, and one of them can be separation from a beloved pet.
"If an animal is part of your entire life, and caring for them is a huge part of it, to take that away is pretty dramatic," says Kimberly Brubaker.
If it's a high enough priority, though, you might be able to find a way to stay together, as Brubaker did: She lives in a dorm with her cat Dino and ball python Mars at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Eckerd is not the only campus in the country that allows pets, but they may have been doing it the longest — since the early 197...