"Your book has fabulous tips to help the mindset-changing work that I do in the health industry. I am already sharing the book and web site with clients." -Tatiana
Read More Testimonials»

On the Family Blog

Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

Read More About Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care»

Our Adopting a Pet Experts

Diana L. Guerrero

Diana L. Guerrero

Animal behaviorist and author of Blessing of the Animals...

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Dr. Robyn Jaynes

Dr. Robyn Jaynes

Pet care expert for PetSmart

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Warren Eckstein

Warren Eckstein

Pet trainer and author of Pet Aerobics

Shared by First30Days View Profile»

Meet all of our Family Experts»

News

The latest news on this change — carefully culled from the world wide web by our change agents. They do the surfing, so you don't have to!

Adoption Agenda

Owning a pet is a years-long commitment—one that should not be taken lightly. When you think you're ready, kingcounty.gov has a Q&A that you should go over carefully with your family. Make sure owning a pet is right for you before leaping into adoption.

Posted: 2/8/08
Anonymous

Important things to think about - getting a new pet is a big (and long-term) responsibility. If you just want something to snuggle, you should get a stuffed animal (toy!), not a real one!

  • By Anonymous
  • on 2/11/08 2:11 PM EST