A New Breed of Coed

Colleges open their doors to students' pets.



Ren Dylewisz, a junior at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., takes her roommate Emmy with her everywhere. Emmy loves the walks and the attention. But what 1½-year-old spaniel mix wouldn't? "She's a really good companion," Dylewisz says. "If I'm going through a tough breakup or time with friends or work, she's here."

A decade ago, a search for colleges that welcomed animals without gills in student housing turned up more jokes than hits. Now, colleges competing for students aren't laughing at enrollment figures for pet-friendly schools.

Want to read the full story? Pick up the October 2008 issue of DOG FANCY today, or subscribe to get 12 months of articles just like this.


0 of 0 Comments View All 0 Comments

Give us your opinion Give us your opinion on A New Breed of Coed

Login to get points for commenting or write your comment below

First Name : Email :
International :
City : State :

Captcha Image

Get New Captcha

Top Products