My three Siberian Husky, the three generations, with the eldest Mara (on the left) now 12, her son Argento (on the right) still young at 9, and his daughter Avia (in the middle) who recently turned 7.

All three have been with me since birth.

On Sunday, President Luis Guillermo Solis signed the Animal Welfare Act, protecting animals against abuse and cruelty.