when seniors have dogs – preparing your dog for the future

This article received the DWAA Maxwell Medallion Award, February 2013! You know, the very first book I wrote was called ‘The Old Woman and her Dog’. That was forty-one years ago. I’m not sure if writing that story shaped my life or was a premonition of things to come. In brief, she was an old…

hiking tip #5 – wilderness first aid

The best first aid tip I ever received was, “be prepared & prevent accidents with good choices”. And it should be just that simple. If you’re an avid hiker it’s a good idea to take a Wilderness First Aid course. So far my experience has been that they are all really fun, have great instructors,…

FOOD

Accurate information is something that’s important to me, especially when it comes to nutrition and behavior. All to often I work with people that were given advice by a well meaning person at a dog park, a colleague, or hearsay during a card game. This type of advice is only good if you can double…