Many college students go to institutions that are far away from their homes, leaving their loved ones behind but most importantly their animals. It is difficult for a college student to balance academics, extracurriculars, yet alone taking care of an animal. However, I am a testament that is is all possible. Presented through this video is the best practices in managing being a college student and the best possible animal owner, but in my case a caretaker for my dog Hunter. Hunter is a dog owners dream, and I have made Syracuse University his home!