source: _tar0_ Have your kids been begging for a pet? Christmas is an exciting time to bless our children, and you may be thinking about finally giving in to their request. Here are some things to consider before adopting a new pet: Timing. If you want to travel during the … [Read more...] about The Doggie in the Window by Kristen White
I grew up on a dairy farm. We had cows, cows, and more cows. All Jersey. All brown. Except for a couple Black Angus we were told not to get too attached to! Cows do a lot of fun tricks or anything so I moved my affections toward the smaller creatures. We also had chickens and … [Read more...] about Why Pets Pull Our Heartstrings
As kids gear up for summer vacation, parents might notice an increased interest in pets, specifically adding or adopting a new one into the home. “Non-traditional animals which range from fish to guinea pigs and lizards, make fantastic pets because they teach children how … [Read more...] about The Perfect First Pet
Thinking about adopting a pet? If so, be sure not to miss Christi McGuire's article "Can We Keep Him?" in the January 2010 issue of ParentLife. However, approximately 10 percent of people are allergic to animals. If someone in your family suffers from allergies, be … [Read more...] about Pet Allergies
We had a tough last year with our pets. Our youngest pet, Tobey, was killed by a wild animal in a neighbor's yard. Our oldest cat, Samantha, had to be put to sleep because of mouth cancer. Aside from dealing with the loss of these dear pets and talking with our kids about their … [Read more...] about Thinking About a Pet?