Why oh why do puppies get so many vaccines in the first three months of life? If your veterinary is not proactively sharing information on why, the real reasons why, not the pharma sales person pitch on why, two totally different monkeys by the way, than you either need to put your foot down, or… Read More The Window of Susceptibility – what you should know
My Mom is in a cleaning out the house mode. It is generally unbeknownst to us until the boxes start to arrive on our doorstep. Sometimes photos, sometimes memorabilia, sometimes junk that she has saved for fifty years, because she thought we might someday want it. Even though our home doesn’t need one more single… Read More life … a cumulative thing
If you have been a parent to young children, you know that when things get quiet, something is going terribly wrong. Marker drawing on the wall, flushing cereal down the toilet, cutting their hair or their siblings hair or the dogs hair, or going out the front door for a neighborhood walk about, etc. Silence… Read More yes you heard me correctly, I want to hear your dog growl
I love moving with dogs. Just as in learning how to walk, one foot in front of the other, and realizing how this opens up the entire world for exploration, learning how to move with a dog opens up a whole new category of relationship. There is this thing I call the ‘sweet spot’ when… Read More … because it has been a life time worth of practice so far …
It’s early yet, not quite winter, but we have snow, a solid hard frost, eighteen degree mornings, and that yummy feeling of wanting to be in the kitchen making delicious savory anythings, and sipping strong hot black coffee. And every year, there are two things that happen that truly clarify summer is over, and my… Read More Dogs, their rules, snow, and hearts …
So you have a bit of spare time, absolutely nothing to do for a few hours, no plans, no laundry, no messages, no e-mail to return, YAY! What is the first thing you dive into with this ounce of freedom? A book, a movie, gardening, a long hot bath, a hike, playing with your dogs,… Read More Your voice counts, your comments are needed!
No person was more shocked than me when ‘baby talk’ came out of my mouth just seconds after my daughter was born. A spontaneous natural reaction of sorts. You see, I never talked in ‘baby talk’ to another person, ever, even when playing with dolls. My dolls played in the dirt, they went swimming, and for… Read More Do you speak Motherese to your puppy?