Editor’s Letter – SPRING 2020

Lisa R. Schoolcraft

Spring flowers and buds on the trees herald the end of cooler weather and the promise of sunshine and outdoor activities.

In this issue, we look at some of the new attractions at the Georgia Aquarium and Zoo Atlanta. From the new African Savanna enclosure at Zoo Atlanta to the upcoming saltwater gallery for sharks at the Georgia Aquarium. Spring is a great time to visit both the zoo and aquarium, what with all the spring babies, and this year the aquarium is expecting a baby beluga whale.

Need to run errands this spring? Nicole Letts, in Where Ryan Roams, features businesses like The Home Depot that will allow you to bring your canine companion along. Or check out Woofstock Park. Writer Tonya Layman explains how the city of Woodstock turned a former apartment property into the town’s first dog park.

For fans of our feathered friends, writer Laura Moss explains Papayago Rescue House’s mission to provide care and support for pet birds, including parrots, which can live 60 to 80 years. Writer Beth Reese Cravey highlights the upcoming Rescue Dog Games in Piedmont Park, another great activity this spring.

For our cat lovers out there, Sparrow Marcioni gives tips on how to allow indoor cats a little outside time, in the spring or any time.

But what if you still want to stay inside and cuddle? Well, you can do that too, just like my Scotty wanted to do recently.

Lisa R. Schoolcraft
Atlanta Pet Life