Stephenie Padojinog

As a Marketing graduate, Stephenie believes in the beautiful fusion of science and the arts. When she isn’t rewatching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. for the umpteenth time, she writes, volunteers for different outreach programs, and attempts to exercise. Steph aspires to be a Persian or ragdoll cat mom in the future.

Stephenie Padojinog
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The Russian Bear Dog: Big Bad Wolf or Gentle Giant?

With their bodies built for the dead of winter and their instincts out to protect, the Russian Bear Dog is one of the giant dog breeds perfect for guarding a herd. Although people have brought them into domestication, aspiring Russian Bear Dog owners should question themselves, “Am I bringing home a gentle giant or a …

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Shake Your Feathers with the 11 Best Pet Birds

You know what they say—birds of the same feather flock together. And true to these old words, finding the best pet bird you jive with is a starting step to a successful human–pet relationship. According to the American Museum of Natural History, there are about 18,000 bird species worldwide. Among this vast number of feathered …

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Do You Really Want A Pet Raccoon?

These days, animal lovers rave about making exotic animals as pets. Wild animals like foxes, owls, otters, and, now, raccoons made it to the list of must-have pets. Unique animals like these elevate the status of the owner, but there is a myriad of things to consider before pushing through with your pet raccoon dreams. We at The Furry Companion would like to give you a rundown of all the things you ought to know about a pet raccoon.

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FAQs for Aspiring Pet Otter Owners

If you are looking for an extremely exotic pet, your head must be spinning because of the number of them. Well, look no further because The Furry Companion has the cutest exotic pet for you. Becoming all the rage in Japan, this fascinating animal has outdone mischievous owls, ancient tortoises, and sugar gliders in popularity. It’s the slick and energetic pet otter!