For my final project for an online journalism class I took this fall, I decided to cover the Athens County Humane Society and the work they do to control the cat population in Athens, where there is a huge number of stray and feral cats. See the original video and story here.Read More Athens County Humane Society works to end cat overpopulation
As someone pursuing a career in journalism, I’m always looking for new ways to broaden my multimedia experience. After receiving the new Canon EOS Rebel T5 for Christmas, I’ll be doing more of that than ever before. These are the first photos taken on my new camera as I try to teach myself some photography […]Read More First photos on my new camera
In case you don’t own any sort of calendar or timekeeping device, let me start this off by saying that in just a few short days we will start the year 2016. As is typical at the beginning of a new year, many people have started making resolutions for themselves. However, some of these resolutions […]Read More New New Year’s Resolutions
Read the original story here. Budgies are small birds that can light up a home with their bright colors and cheerful chattering. The formal name of these sweet little birds is “budgerigar,” which has been shortened to “budgie.” Although they are sometimes called parakeets, “budgie” is the term for the common pet bird, while “parakeet” […]Read More 10 Cool Facts About Budgies
When you hear the word “pet,” an image of a dog or a cat most likely pops into your head. But what about adopting a capybara or taking your chimpanzee for a ride in your car? These animals are considered exotic pets and are becoming more popular. According to therichest.com, more than 20 million Americans […]Read More What to know before getting an exotic pet
We’ve all heard the horror stories: a family dog, despite having no history of aggression, snaps suddenly and bites a child. This can be extremely traumatic for everyone involved. Fortunately, there is protocol in place that can make the legal aspects of a dog bite’s aftermath go smoothly. According to the ASPCA, more than 4.7 […]Read More What should you do if your dog bites a child that’s not your own?
According to http://www.kshb.com, a summer camp in Merriam, Kansas encourages kids to read to animals at a no-kill shelter. Kids between the ages of 8 and 12 who signed up for a week of Young Heroes For Pets Summer Camp at the Great Plains SPCA in June or July spend their days doing a series […]Read More SPCA summer camp benefits kids and homeless pets