We all have a ‘perfect vision’ of what walking our dog should look like. Usually, it involves you and your dog walking side by side in harmony. Your dog isn’t pulling on the leash or lunging towards everyone who passes by. It’s a peaceful walk and something that you look forward to every day. However, […]
In Part 1, I shared 5 tips for using gratitude to create a better relationship with your dog and reach your dreams. Now, in Part 2, I’ll share some advanced gratitude strategies to accelerate your progress! Gratitude and Goals in Harmony … While it seems that being grateful for who we are and what […]
This time of year gets me reflecting on how grateful I am for the many blessings in my life, especially the amazing people in my life, including you. I’ve been busy thinking up ideas for expressing my gratitude to you…and the first thing that comes to mind is to share with you the power […]
Kathy Kawalec writes a love letter, a promise to the dogs she loves and devotes her life to.
I’m pretty sure that when I say that I can relate the child raising struggles my young niece has to the struggles I have with my dogs, that she politely waits until my back is turned and then rolls her eyes. But, it’s true. I can’t help but see the parallels between child raising and […]
This day seems so perfect for reflecting on how we have been influenced and inspired. By people and by our dogs and other animal companions. And, it seems perfect to share my own dream with you too. One of the people who most inspires me with his courage, and his peaceful yet persistent and passionate […]
If you’re like most of us, you have a dog because you love the companionship, the opportunities for fun, and the challenges of mastering a dog-centric activity and of getting to be a better person. Things don’t always go as planned. We can have challenges and struggles along the way that seem to drain our […]
When Good Karma Won’t Stay (This is a guest blog by Julie Bacon) There’s a popular quote: “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got.” That was us, me and my Bernese Mountain Dog, Karma, when it came to having a solid stay in obedience. We practiced, yet […]