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Why doesn’t my dog love me ?

15 May

When we lived in Trinidad & Tobago, I used to volunteer at the kids school and every morning a lady called Daphne would drop her daughter Sammi off at the classroom door, fussing over her and trying to kiss her goodbye, while Sammi just would look away, roll her eyes and pull herself away from…

A Tale of Two Puppies

28 Apr

  One of my favorite clients, and now a dear friend of mine, has a delightful German shepherd that we have been working on together for some time. Karma has progressed, since last August when we first saw her, from being a withdrawn, unaffectionate and hopeless looking dog with no lightness of being, to a…

“I don’t want to be part of any club that will accept me as a member….” Groucho Marx

21 Mar

Yesterday I was talking to a local dog trainer friend about her work with a rescue organisation she volunteers with. The woman gives hours of her time every week, year in, year out to this organisation, has had some amazing results with the fearful dogs she works with, is beloved by the humans she deals…