Source: Fox Carolina

Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC, will become pet-friendly, allowing students to bring pets to designated residence halls for an annual fee. Pet-free halls will also be available. Accepted pets include dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, and more. Dean of Students Tacci Smith explained the change aims to ease students’ transition to college and reduce anxiety by providing companionship.

The policy also ensures pets’ comfort. Students, like Madison Sircy, anticipate the positive impact, expecting increased happiness, bonding among peers, and shared responsibility. The initiative aligns with the college’s goal of fostering a supportive environment for students and their pets, enhancing overall campus life.

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