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Tooties Story : I love pet stories

The Art of Sleeping by Tootie, Translated by Erica Miles   Make sure you have a good meal first. Get your human’s attention by sitting near your dish and giving her the look. If you don’t get fed right away, grab one of her legs between your paws to show her you are serious. When your mealRead more …

SHARING A WONDERFUL PET STORY OF CHARLIE THE MALTESE DOG

Hi Judy,   We spoke last week and you were kind enough to listen to the story of the passing of my sweet little Maltese, Charlie, who was nearly 16 when he died last June.  You asked me to write the story down, so here it is.  Thank you for caring!   My Charlie wasRead more …

Teach Children Responsibilities With A Family Pet (EXPERT)

Sooner or later, nearly every kid wants a pet. They fall in love with a neighbor’s dog, they visit a batch of new kitties or they head straight for the pet store in the mall. Parents, however, are not quite as excited and believing of the plea “Please Mom, I promise, I promise, I promiseRead more …

Facing The Loss of Fur Kids-Border Collies

So honored to recieve the following story from a dear woman in Australia about the loss of their “fur kids.”   When you read this, she paints a word picture so you can see and recognize the connection of Animals and Humans. Hello Judy, I would like to give you a brief story, it explainsRead more …

Pet Jokes & One-liners for Animal Lovers

I am writing a new bonus item for our community members at www.IlovePetStories.com  and thought I woudl share a few with you. Do you have some favorite jokes, riddles and one-liners about pets?  Share them with us! We are a fun loving group of pet owners.  We all consider our pets as members of theRead more …

Pets Are Great Role Models (EXPERT)

Jun 8, 2015 | Posted by in Benefits of pet ownership, Stories | 0

As a parent educator and life coach, I have often used animals to teach character traits and heart values to those who have not had good human examples. Pets exhibit the best examples of authentic and unconditional love, loyalty, innocence, forgiveness and trust. They are never concerned with guilt, manipulation and treachery unless they haveRead more …

Dog Dads: Parenting Skills Learned From Pets (EXPERT)

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Being a good dad is not natural. It is a learned skill and a full time occupation to raise a responsible child or pet. Is parenting hard? Imagine the time you have spent learning how to be a mentor and guide to your human children, how much time have you spent to be a goodRead more …

Scientific Info on Animal/Human Communication

Jun 3, 2015 | Posted by in Benefits of pet ownership, Stories | 0

This is an essay written by a scientific friend  to explain animal communication. What do you think?  Please leave a comment. We, humans have vocalizations or speech as well as writing.   We can think and remember things in the past, present, and future. To elaborate on this, two types of memory that we haveRead more …

6 Dog Personalities & Temperaments (EXPERT)

It is helpful to know what kind of personality your new dog will have; so that you can more easily adapt him/her to your family.There are six basic types of dog personalities. In addition to personalities all animals have temperament. Temperament is also the other factor that influences how the dog interacts and reacts with othersRead more …

Is It Time To Euthanize Our Pet? How Do I Tell The Family?

This answer was provided by Karen Tiede to a question of a young adult on Quara.  I found the answer so fullfilling that I asked permission to quote it here. This particular question and others are often asked of me on my radio show on the Human/Animal Connection. Please join us at www.blogtalkradio.com/auntieartichoke   First,Read more …