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Students protest against Israel-Hamas war with campus encampment
Students protest against Israel-Hamas war with campus encampment
Dallas WiertellaApril 30, 2024

Students give tips on pets and teach tricks to learn

Northern Michigan University students will have the opportunity to find out what it takes to own a pet during college and will get to pet dogs at the same time.

This pet-friendly Skill Builder! is being put on by Laura Budinger and Jacqui Carroll, undergraduate students.

“Laura and I felt as if too many college students were making rash decisions about buying animals. ‘Oh, I have a house now –– that means I should get a pet, right?’ Wrong,” Carroll said. “Buying a pet is not like buying a toy.

“A pet requires time and love, and probably a lot more than most suspect.”

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Carroll said they also plan to educate students about the personality of some pets that may fit the college lifestyle a bit more.

“We also plan on educating our listeners about what products to get for your pets and where to get those,” Carroll said.

The workshop is from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 29 in the Back Room of the University Center.

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