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Pets are the best therapy

Brittany Mcclintock // February 23, 2016

Dogs, and animals in general, bring this bundle of happiness that people just can’t deny. When you’re stressed which would you rather see, a litter of puppies or a baby? I bet it would be the...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

The pros and woes of pet ownership

Daisy Dardon // March 5, 2015

I think most people at some point have thought about getting a pet. I certainly have and I did. I got a puppy over Christmas break and it was one of the happiest moments in my life. Until...

Illustration by Trevor Moore

The pros and woes of pet ownership

Whitney Urmann // February 10, 2015

I have always been an animal person and no way would I have survived in a closet-sized room with a stranger and not have Calvin, my cuddly tabby. I set out and found a great two bedroom, two bathroom...

Chico State juniors Nikki St. Laurent and Alexandra Monopoli cuddle with their cats Simba and Cleo. Photo credit: Catalina Friz

Students step up to care for furry friends

Claire Martinez // January 28, 2015

Students pack up all of their prized belongings in preparation for college, but one thing that doesn't fit in a suitcase is a childhood pet. While college brings freedom, some students may be wondering...

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