As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us are planning on or are already spending time with loved ones. Maybe we are staying true to tradition, maybe we are starting our own new ones. Whatever we do, we are creating memories and moments that will stay with us for a very long time. This year, as with … More Thanks and giving
I often get asked how can you tell if a dog is really a service dog? Can that 4 lb Chihuahua really be helping someone or do they just want their dog with them everywhere they go? One identifier is the behavior of the dog. A professionally trained service dog will behave accordingly, they will not be … More Service dogs and proper public behavior
As another week is wrapping itself up, I would like to take a moment and talk about rescue dog’s and some issues you may encounter when opening your home and heart to one. This week I received a phone call from a couple, they recently acquired a chihuahua that had some issues. The dog had … More Rescued from a good home – an oxymoron or some hidden truth?
Another week has come and gone, Friday is upon us and hopefully we are making plans to spend good quality time with friends and family. If you are like me, some of those are of the furry nature! I get to see one of my favorite Boxers on Saturday, get our weekly play/train session in. I … More Welcome Weekend – its Finally Friday!!
In my line of work I get the great honor and privilege of meeting and speaking to a number of veterans. It is always humbling and such a joy when I get the chance to meet and/or speak with a veteran. I have been witness to and assisted in how the interaction with a dog can … More Veterans Appreciate – in recognization of your service!