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A video that documented my first day of being a foster. The video covers everything from picking her up to hanging out and getting to know each other. Enjoy!Read More
After two weeks of foster care, I dropped off Elantra for her spay surgery. Two weeks have gone by fast. In other words, 3 and a half rolls of paper towel went by fast. Pee pads and chew toys made their way on to my shopping lists. I also purchased not one, but two different types of infant containment devices. All foster experiences are unique, and in my case, I learned about how much work it takes to care for a puppy. I say work lightly because this kind of work is so rewarding.Read More
As I continued to work as a volunteer intern at PAWS Chicago, I came up with a project idea. I had been doing some research about what fostering is like because being surrounded by dogs daily sparked an interest. Then I thought, why not make a project out it?! Why don’t I try out fostering and document the experience? After getting the personal project approved by my boss, I headed over to the adoption center to propose my idea. The people at the adoption center thought it was a great idea, so they gave me the thumbs up to apply.Read More
If you are wondering where I’ve been all this time, I have a boatload of puppies to blame. You heard me right, a boatload of furry balls and adoptable cuteness. In other words, I spent my summer days as a volunteer photographer and social media intern at Paws Chicago.
As every other college student experiences in the spring, I was sending applications to internships and job opportunities left and right. I spent countless hours hunting through various internship and job websites. I was writing cover letter after cover letter, and following up one email after another. Rinse and repeat. At the end of this grueling process, I learned that I was only going to receive one response. And that response was summed up in this one sentence email…Read More