Tag Archives: Visiting pets

Manners matter

they told me the woman in the purple shirt was terrified of dogs, and she was. righteously so — she had broken her tibia, fibula and femur not from any attack.. but from an out of control canine bounding toward … Continue reading

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rsvp

who knows what draws two beings together, need or want, desire or healing, who knows where that invitation comes from — all that matters is that we answer it.  

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Tests

sometimes the best way to relieve stress when you are being tested is to stay curious, ┬átrust in your training and education. and maybe pet a dog.    

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Sheltie a la carte

It was a day of spilled tears and spilled ink, But thru it all the little sheltie dog shined, Soothing the rough edges of life. Some days, ya’ just gotta roll with it.

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Visitors

the Poodle and i – We entered the facility, the institution, the home. . there She was, halfway down the hallway in a wheelchair. people passing Her by, not even stopping to say hi, or even, “excuse me….” . “No … Continue reading

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Bravery, Quilts and Hope

Clutching a quilt of pink, purple and red, she sat on the edge of her hospital bed – The Poodle leaned gently against a patchwork rose – as she folded the quilt up to her chin. and unfolded her story. … Continue reading

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Pause

life goes on at such a clip, put your best foot forward! but remember to take a moment, and really pause. sit in the love that surrounds you. then take the next step.

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