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Our Baby Hedgehog update

It has been just over two weeks since we welcomed our newest family member, a baby hedgehog.  Last I posted, we still did not know what we were going to name this cute little guy. But after lots of thinking and some debate, we decided on Nigel. I have been doing my best to postContinue Reading …

Meet our Hedgehog

When our oldest son was turning four, we had an animal themed birthday party for him. The traveling zoo brought to our home all kinds of reptiles, snakes, spiders, and small mammals. One of the animals we got to meet and hold was a hedgehog. I instantly fell in love with the spiny little guyContinue Reading …

Give A Dog Or Bone, Or Something Else: Fun Gift Ideas For Your Pet

image source When it comes to giving out family gifts, don’t forget about your pet! Christmas is coming up soon, so you might want to give your little friend something to play with. You could also treat them for your birthday. Even if you just want to give them a reward for being a goodContinue Reading …

Dog Attack Aftermath: Helping Your Child Heal Emotional Wounds

Most parents know how to help their child heal physically after a dog bite. However, they often struggle to help them get over the psychological trauma. Here’s what you can do to help them heal and feel calm around canines again. Give It Time Sometimes, children just need time away from dogs after a biteContinue Reading …

You will not believe what was in our yard!

A few years ago my son got a Game camera for Christmas. This camera is usually used by hunters to see where animals are roaming during the day and night. He is not a hunter, but we live rural and often wondered what was in our yard at night. We back onto forest and liveContinue Reading …

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory #ExploreWR #KWAwesome

Ontario is home to many great family attractions. Places you can take your children, your friends, students etc and have a fun and educational day. One of these fun places is Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory located in Cambridge Ontario. For most of my readers it is just a short drive way and while you are there thereContinue Reading …

Dolphin Discovery- Swim with dolphins #PVPressTrip

“Enjoy a day full of fun with your family and friends during a day plenty of adventure, entertainment and nature. Swim with dolphins in Vallarta is one of the best vacation memories your family can have. After your dolphin swim, take advantage of the day to enjoy our 10 water slides, a fresh ride along the river, and marine animals shows. For parents,Continue Reading …

Dogs Get Allergies too! Watch for the signs #ItchyPetSeeYourVet #dogs

Many people confuse the symptoms pets have towards seasonal allergies as something else. Having had many dogs in our life we have learned what to look for. Changes in their Ears, Skin and Paws (ESP) like itchiness and redness are good indications. If you notice something with your pet, get them to a vet. TheyContinue Reading …