College students — and pets — transfer into dorms at Nicholls State

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — A south Louisiana school is welcoming college students again to campus and a few, for the primary time, are bringing their pets.

Taylor Lafleur moved right into a dorm at Nicholls State College in Thibodaux final week along with her canine, Moa — a 7-month-old Nice Pyrenees and hound combine.

Lafleur, a senior, stated she’s needed to deliver her canine to campus since freshman 12 months. She stated she would not have the sources to get an emotional assist animal or service canine, however Moa gives emotional assist for her simply the identical, The Day by day Comet reported.

“She helps me take my thoughts off of my different duties whereas additionally serving to me keep in line and reminding me somebody loves me and is joyful to see me it doesn’t matter what,” Lafleur stated. “She really helps maintain me joyful.”

Alex Coad, Nicholls’ director of residential residing, stated seven college students signed as much as deliver their pets to campus this semester — largely canine but in addition a couple of cats.