Controversy over ’emotional support’ animals on college campuses

Controversy over ’emotional support’ animals on college campuses

PHOENIX — The debate surrounding emotional support animals continues to stir up controversy across the nation, including on college campuses.

College student Sydney Sheets brings her dog Halo with her everywhere. He’s not just a pet to her. He’s like a walking medical device, helping her manage her diabetes.

Sheets explains, “If I’m, like, too low where I start losing my eyesight, he starts pulling me somewhere safe, and if I can’t get up from somewhere, he [sic] lays with me. He’s trained to go get people if I need him to.”

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POSTED 10:52 PM, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018, BY CNNWIRE

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