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My dog is the greatest thing in my life

July 14, 2019

I never had a pet growing up. I had fish, but you can't snuggle fish. You can't really play with fish. I always wanted a dog, so when I started renting my first house here in Charleston, I decided...

Dogs are pets, not people

June 10, 2019

In a society that values change and strives to evolve, it is seemingly simple to go along with any new societal convention of the world, often mindlessly. While I appreciate so many of the advances...

Cats and dogs can, and should, coexist

February 18, 2019

President Donald Trump recently tweeted that “THE RIGGED AND CORRUPT MEDIA IS THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!” At first, I scoffed at the tweet, writing it off as just another example of the President getting...

Here’s to you, Bailey

December 7, 2017

Without question, putting down my dog who I owned for 14 and a half years was one of the toughest things I had to deal with. The thing that made it so tough was that I was here at Eastern, unable to...

Last ‘Prowlin with the Prez to feature animals

Sophomore chemistry major Alexa Certa plays with her dog Penny, a 17 week Australian Shepard, during Pets on Parade in Pemberton Hall on November 18, 2014.  The event, sponsored by Student Senate, featured animals and representatives from the shelter, where those in attendence were educated about what goes on.
December 7, 2015

Students can mingle with President David Glassman and plenty of pets at the Pets on Parade event at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This is the last...

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