CELINA - Monica Welde has pets just like many other people do, but instead of dogs or cats, she has bears.
Welde, with help from her 27-year-old son, Johnny Welde, owns and operates The Bears of Bearadise Ranch of Florida, and she's brought her oversized furry friends to the Mercer County Fair. The bears have been performing twice each day and three times on weekends. The Weldes use the show to give people a closer look at the animals they love. [More]