Category Archives: Animal Stories

Cooties

My family taught my dog to eat from a spoon like a person and we’re damn proud of it (he also eats corn on the cob with dainty bites and tip-toes though puddles so we basically raised a hunting dog … Continue reading

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I wanted to be a dog

As a child I sometimes crawled around on hands and knees and ate my dinner out of a large bowl on the floor. Before you stop reading and call the psych ward please google this, it’s a common thing. Apparently … Continue reading

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I scare away friends: Why I play with bugs

My major in molecular and environmental biology, however I almost completed a major concentration in Entomology because I enjoyed learning about invertebrates so much. That is, until I decided I wanted to get more animal experience with creatures that could … Continue reading

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My life measured in bird stories

The Parrot Some context: As a boarding kennel assistant I was responsible for cleaning the dog, cat, and medical boarding areas a few times a day. Occasionally, owners brought their birds, bearded dragons, and random other exotic animals in. An … Continue reading

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Oh, so you’re going to vet school?

Whenever anyone finds out you’re going to vet school their first response is usually one of the following: “oh wow, so you like animals??” (I was actually asked this yesterday… and then it digressed to “You know, I just got … Continue reading

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