Posts Tagged: pets

Grief

We got Mocha when she was between 6-8 weeks old.  She was born on February 9, and our neighbours at the time got her from a breeder.  They also had a toddler and found it challenging to have both.  I don’t blame them; it absolutely was difficult. At the time, we had another dog, Sammy. … Read more »

Dear Barb—Thinking about the Costs

Dear Barb: My wife is driving me crazy! She wants to get a cat and we already have two dogs.  Our dogs are both getting older and I was looking forward to being able to travel without having to find someone to take care of our animals.  We have a camper so we can take… Read more »

Eight Reasons to Have a Pet Budgie

Since starting to adopt stray budgies into my home three years ago, I have had the blessing of witnessing the growth of these feathery creatures over time, including, recently, the death of a beloved budgie as well as the birth of eight newborns chicks.  Their existence has provided me with much joy and taught me… Read more »

Motivation

Even if you love what you do, some days it can be hard to find the motivation to work on it.  This lack of motivation can come from any number of sources and none of it speaks to how much you enjoy what you’re doing.  Sometimes it just doesn’t want to work.  I find that… Read more »

Dogs and Degrees

I got my dogs when they were just puppies, almost nine years ago.  It is hard to believe that much time has passed.  I watched them slow with age, and today had to take one in for a minor surgery as he has developed some lumps on his legs.  We are waiting, anxiously, for the… Read more »