pets

Parenting

What Fostering Animals Taught Our Family

My ten year-old daughter loves everything on four legs. Since she could talk she’s been asking for dogs, cats, horses and a pet pig. My husband and I caved to her wishes once we falsely assumed she was old enough to take care of a pet. (If you’re considering getting a pet because you think […]

Parenting

I Thought I Was a Pet Person, but I Was Wrong

There is something about being in my thirties that has inspired a bout of honest self-reflection. I’ve made a series of choices that each have shaped who I am, like going to college, getting married, and having kids. I don’t know if I am having a mini-mid-life crisis, but it seems like I am busy […]

Pets

Everything You Need to Know About Keeping Chickens As Pets

If you have ever thought about keeping pet chickens then you probably have a few questions. What do they eat, how much space do they need, are they hard to care for, do they stink? Now I’m no chicken expert but we are rounding out our third year of keeping them as pets and as […]