A Tree, A Flower, A Dog

I’m returning from quite a journey, having spent the last three weeks in England – and part of it in Italy. We were there for the Christmas holiday and New Year’s. But, that’s not the journey I’m talking about. It’s the journey no person, place, or thing can...
Love can’t be harnessed

Love can’t be harnessed

Talk About Love We should be talking holiday season, but I feel like talking about love… can we? I’m becoming quite fond of waking up each morning, more curious about love, connection, and joy… It’s a powerful way to begin each morning, and...
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays? For many in our industry, today is certainly not a “happy” holiday.   With this holiday comes so much stress. Kennels full, facilities overcrowded beyond their designed occupancy, staff over-worked and exhausted, and for many dogs, this is their...
Drawing Inspiration Means Experiencing Things Differently

Drawing Inspiration Means Experiencing Things Differently

Learn By Observing the World Around You It’s always been of great importance for me to travel to developing countries where I gain tremendous inspiration from observing dogs living in their most natural way. To me, it’s like a dance between the essence and existence...
What does “to love” mean?

What does “to love” mean?

Defining Love  Stay with me here… This question has so much to do with how we show up in the world with dogs that we think about and talk about.   What does it even mean to love another being, whether you’re thinking of a human, like your spouse, partner,...