On the Road to Reinvention with a Baby Alpaca

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Recently my husband and I purchased a cria, which is a baby alpaca. We didn't actually buy it outright. We are taking part in a program that our friend, Cindy Harris, the owner of Alpacas at Windy Hill, put together. The program gives us the opportunity to pay for the board and care of a pregnant alpaca and when the baby is born, we will own it. Our "Baby Mama" is named Alope … [Read more...]

Tips on Choosing a Family Pet

Choosing a Family Pet

Parents are often asked by their children about the possibility of a family pet. In some cases, a family pet is not permitted due to rental conditions and/or health issues. Some parents also choose to not have pets because of the additional financial burden that comes with pet ownership. However, in spite of this, there are many benefits of pet ownership. Here are some tips on … [Read more...]

Tips for Moving Your Pets to a New Home

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When it comes time for a family to move, it can be hard enough on the humans involved what with giving up and saying good-bye to friends, neighborhoods and other familiar surroundings. It is equally hard on pets, both in terms of moving and getting used to a new version of 'their home.' Here are some tips for making the journey less stressful for all concerned. 1)      If … [Read more...]

How to Grow a Dog Friendly Garden

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Dogs are not only our beloved pets but often times, a member of the family. They like to follow us all over the house and especially when we go out to the garden they can always be found close at our heels. I don’t know about you, but I always try to make sure our garden is as dog-friendly as can be and that I am not planting things that would be toxic if my dog were to eat it. … [Read more...]

Our “Impurrfect” Pets

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    Katya We lost our oldest kitty, Katya, on June 7. She had been diagnosed with cancer about six months before, and had done pretty well for most of that time. I'll always be grateful for that time with her - knowing you're going to lose someone, whether it be animal or person, makes it so much easier to appreciate the time with them. When she started … [Read more...]

Design-Friendly Ideas For Pet Beds

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Your pet must have often made you proud or made you laugh in times of sorrow or just lightened your mood with his funny habits. This is the story of every pet owner. If some animals are lucky to reserve space for themselves in home and hearts of gracious animal lovers, the pet owner is lucky too, to have such a selfless and ever loving companion. Pets are kids who never grow … [Read more...]

What Your Cat Doesn’t Want You To Know

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By Lily Cats have secrets. Or, if they don't have secrets, they desire to have secrets. You can tell just by looking at them. It's one of their traits that many cat lovers admire. You never know what they may be up to. Amy Watts, discovered her striped tabby has a whole other family on the side. "They held open the door for him, and he walked in. He just hung out in the … [Read more...]