‘Animals can bring joy’: Duke students find comfort with emotional support pets in dorms

‘Animals can bring joy’: Duke students find comfort with emotional support pets in dorms

Senior Lorayna Hinton doesn’t have a roommate, but she’s not alone in her single-person dorm room at Duke University’s Few Quad. “I adopted her from a shelter, and she’s about five years old now,” Hinton says, tilting her phone camera down towards the floor. “She’s just laying on top of my backpack now.”

Go to full article: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article259410484.html

Disclaimer: healthcareforpets.com and its team of veterinarians and clinicians do not endorse any products, services, or recommended advice. All advice presented by our veterinarians, clinicians, tools, resources, etc is not meant to replace a regular physical exam and consultation with your primary veterinarian or other clinicians. We always encourage you to seek medical advice from your regular veterinarian.

Recent News

  • Engineering Goes to the Dogs: Meet the Canine Helping UTD Students Clear Project Hurdles
  • Jan 23, 2023
  • Impact of stress, temperament on working dogs to be explored in new research
  • Jan 22, 2023
  • Dogs Get Healthier When People Get Fitter
  • Jan 21, 2023
  • Dog owners take more risks, cat owners are more cautious – new research examines how people conform to their pets’ stereotypical traits
  • Jan 20, 2023