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The Student Perspectives blog is a fresh and realistic snapshot of the life of veterinary medical and biomedical science students.
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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays Hello again everyone! So I'm putting it out there, I love my pets. I have two 16 year old cats, and they make me so happy! But like any pet owner, sometimes we have those experiences that make having pets more stressful than fun. One of those experiences happened to me over Christmas break. I'm from California, so for me, visiting my family involves getting on a three hour plane ride. With my cats. I had to bring them because one of them needs twice daily blood pressure medication, and I would have felt bad if I had left the other one with a pet sitter for a month.  But I figured it would be no big deal! You always see the people on the planes with the little dogs in carriers, looking so nice and peaceful. Little did I know how complicated flying with pets can be! Since mine are 16 years old, they're pretty set in their ways. Going into an airport and flying in an airplane for seven hours is not exactly their idea of fun. Secondly, because... (Read More)