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Five Things That Happen When You Get a Pet

Getting a pet is a serious matter and whatever denial-riddled thought bubble you currently live in, this will soon burst when you realize just how much your life is going to change. Be prepared with this list of five things that happen when you get a pet, and then decide whether adding and animal toContinue Reading “Five Things That Happen When You Get a Pet”

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The Military Dog: More than Just a Pet

Back in 2011, one week before my husband was to leave on his third deployment, our 6-year old German Shepherd died suddenly from the rupturing of tumors we didn’t’ know he had. The week that followed was one of grieving and sadness for the whole family. Even my daughter, then three, expressed how much sheContinue Reading “The Military Dog: More than Just a Pet”

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Pets: Why You Should Own a Pet

I am a huge advocate that everybody should have a pet. I also understand that not everyone can have a pet. Aside from the not-so-fun-part of having to crate train them or clean out their cage, I swear, owning a pet is much more than that, trust me. For instance, my mother was one ofContinue Reading “Pets: Why You Should Own a Pet”