My first child is Bailey, my boisterous Jack Russel Terrier. He’s 7 years old. He was in the limelight for about 4 years before Little Libra came around. Naturally I was afraid of sibling rivalry. Turns out he was ready to make room for another:
Bailey brings out the biggest smiles in her.
And he always has a special eye on her:
Since Bailey lives with my parents, I’ve been dabbling with the idea of getting Little Libra a pet at home. A dog would be too much responsibility but perhaps a turtle or a goldfish? Here’s an important guideline from Family Friendly Fun for hubby and me as we contemplate the new addition:
The key to creating true family pets who are gentle, loyal, and loving to both animals and people—is to treat the animal as a beloved family member and to provide the training and care he deserves. It’s not enough to get a pet “for the kids.”
I can’t imagine caring too much about amphibians. Any ideas?