Speed dating for animal lovers

09-Jan-2015 22:32

Not shocking considering that UW’s mascot is a husky and their students are also referred to as ‘dawgs.’ On-campus housing apartments including Windermere, Viewridge, Laurelhurst and Sandpoint all encourage students to have dogs (and dawgs).

If partying in the dorms during the week is driving you nuts, the climate for off-campus dog ownership is awesome, boasting 198 pet-friendly apartments.

The school not only allows dogs, but they “encourage” staff members to incorporate pets into their teaching lives.

There’s also a ton of dog-friendly on-campus housing including Baldwin Hall, Mc Millan Hall, apartments and houses.

And it’s a good thing that unique colleges and universities like this exist because studies have shown that pet therapy can reduce stress and increase positive emotions.

While most colleges restrict dogs from campuses, classrooms and dorms, there are quite a few that have a special place in their heart for our favorite canine cuties.The boys always fought over who got to sleep with the dog at night.” I sense a dog bromance.When you think of Colorado, you might think of stoners and snowy mountains–but you should also think of dogs.Carly Hendrickson, a recent graduate, explained, “I knew a girl in one of the dorms with an iguana and a 6 ft long boa constrictor.Crazy, but they allowed it.” Although the climate may not be ideal for a long dog walk when the winters reach a shivering 16 degrees Fahrenheit, if you can brave the cold there’s a 80-acre dog park near campus.

While most colleges restrict dogs from campuses, classrooms and dorms, there are quite a few that have a special place in their heart for our favorite canine cuties.The boys always fought over who got to sleep with the dog at night.” I sense a dog bromance.When you think of Colorado, you might think of stoners and snowy mountains–but you should also think of dogs.Carly Hendrickson, a recent graduate, explained, “I knew a girl in one of the dorms with an iguana and a 6 ft long boa constrictor.Crazy, but they allowed it.” Although the climate may not be ideal for a long dog walk when the winters reach a shivering 16 degrees Fahrenheit, if you can brave the cold there’s a 80-acre dog park near campus.One dorm, Ashton Woods, allows not just one but two companion pets per room.