Pets

What’s Your Favorite Dog Breed?
It wasn't long ago that I wasn't a dog person, and now I couldn't imagine life without one. My dog makes my life better. I love the companionship and the big hug I get from my dog Koda when I get home each day after work. Koda is a flat coat retriever who could still use some obedienc…
What Dogs Can Teach Us
Before I was married and had kids, I was a proud puppy parent. I loved my dog more than anything else in the world at that time. However, as I have become a parent to children, my relationship with my dog changed. She is no longer the center of my world, but she is still a very important part of my …
Rats are Awesome
When I was younger I had a pet rat named Ned. He was given to me by my brother, much to my mother’s chagrin. He was a sweet little albino rat. I used to put him in the hood of my sweatshirt and go for walks. He was very sweet.
Should Your Dog Wear a Yellow Ribbon?
In past years yellow ribbons were used to commemorate soldiers away at war and could be seen on almost every street. They were tied to trees, fences, mailboxes and even cars. However, today that yellow ribbon has a new meaning. Yes, thanks to The Yellow Dog Project, you can now see yellow ribbons ti…
Can Having a Pet Help with Depression?
Feeling blue? Instead of sitting down with a tub of ice cream, cuddle up with a dog or cat instead — research shows the unconditional love offered by our furry friends can brighten our moods and reduce tension.

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