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Anecdote | Animal Ownership

Are You Doubting Your Choice of Getting a Puppy? You’re Not Alone.

It should be a fairytale, shouldn’t it?

“Do you want us to give him up?” my Mum asked, looking defeated.

We had both arrived at our wits-end. In the 8-week lead up to Shadow arriving (yes, we did name him before we met him), we…



Exploring animal welfare, animal care, and the human-animal bond.

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Katie Shepherd

Biology Grad & PADI Divemaster | Aspiring writer & visual creator | Seeking to make a difference by changing the narrative. Contact me: