How I Landed My Dream Job

One year ago today I started my dream job as a wildlife veterinary nurse. These jobs are extremely competitive and hard to come by. In addition to having experience, you often have to know someone on the inside or be in the right place at the right time. It was a long road for me…

Downward Facing Goat

I’m sure many of you have heard of this glorious thing called goat yoga. If you haven’t, allow me to clue you in. Goat yoga is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a yoga class, only you are surrounded by little goats. And it is amazing! In addition to being a fun workout, yoga with goats…

Disney Nature: Monkey Kingdom

We recently saw Disney Nature’s newest documentary titled Monkey Kingdom, and it was pretty good. What I loved about this film that was different than previous Disney Nature pics was that they showed the interaction between the monkeys and their human neighbors. As humans develop more and more into previously wild areas, there will inevitably…

Santa Barbara Oil Spill

I was so sad to hear about the Plains All American Pipeline oil spill this occurred this past Tuesday off the coast of Santa Barbara County in California. The spill ended up being five times worse than they originally thought. While clean up efforts continue, the long term effects on the marine life and environment…

My Hero: Jane Goodall

This video is so touching. Jane Goodall is, and always will be, a hero of mine. In this video, a chimp named Wounda is released back into the wild after a stint at the Jane Goodall Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center. I’ll warn you now, it’s a tear jerker so have those tissues ready. Just after…

Revamp and a Fresh Start!

Those of you that follow my blog may have noticed that I kind of dropped off the grid a while back. I got a new job and have been working a lot of hours (50+ a week) and I am also a full time student taking online classes to become a registered veterinary technician. I…

Happy Fourth of July!

Keep an eye out for critters this Fourth of July. Don’t aim your fireworks at wildlife, no animal needs your alcohol, and be careful not to do fireworks near trees or houses. Stay safe!