We know that pets are used for service animals and to teach children at a young age responsibility. We know that dogs are a man's best friends, and cats are for lonely old ladies. Everywhere you go you see the effects pets have on their owners. For college students, it seems too busy of a time to even think about caring for a furry friend. However, the unbreakable bond, the physical, and mental aspects a pet brings with them are all reasons college students need pets.