Seeing the dog underneath the behavior.

Seeing the dog underneath the behavior.

These two. The guy on the left is 10 years young and was rescued as a pup. He’s been with his family his whole life (awesome), and – sadly- also lost his sister just a few months ago. Although no one was really looking to welcome another pup in, the 2 year...
Lesson #54: A little politeness goes a long way.

Lesson #54: A little politeness goes a long way.

Politeness is a skill, an approach and a form of respect. This is something that is taught, conditioned and learned. Social etiquette is an offshoot of politeness and is the manner in which we conduct ourselves when sharing space with others. The recognition and...
Lesson #96: The Skinny on Tools.

Lesson #96: The Skinny on Tools.

This is a fairly hot topic; so, I’d like to offer a bit of perspective. Anything we use to assist us in reaching an intended outcome is considered a “tool”. Any device, gadget, utensil, instrument, machine or apparatus that carries out a particular function (collar,...

Keepin’ the Spring with da’ Chick!

An old high school friend I’ve had the pleasure of reconnecting with recently said to me, “Damn Kimberly…..we’re not spring chickens anymore are we?!”, to which I retorted a hearty, “Speak for yourself!” I had to laugh,...