Work with shelter dogs who need extra help

All dogs decline in the animal shelter, but some develop problems faster than others. Dogs that come in with behavioral concerns are unlikely to have those problems addressed at the shelter. Dogs are traumatized by the shelter environment.  When dogs develop chronic negative behavior in the kennel, aggression towards other dogs or people, or other … Continue reading Work with shelter dogs who need extra help

My new book, “Owning a Paralyzed Dog – The Complete Care Guide” is available on Amazon

My book, "Owning a Paralyzed Dog - The Complete Care Guide: Helping Your Disabled Dog Live Their Life to the Fullest," is available on Amazon. The book is based on my experiences caring for a disabled King Charles Cavalier named Winston. I met Winston when I was working at the University of Florida Small Animal … Continue reading My new book, “Owning a Paralyzed Dog – The Complete Care Guide” is available on Amazon

Dog Seatbelts Donated to Alachua County Animal Services

Dog day outs are one of my favorite programs at Alachua County Animal Services. Dogs get a chance to stretch their legs, socialize, and decompress. Volunteers get to enjoy a day with a dog without any commitment. This can be a perfect way for volunteers who are unsure about fostering or spending time at the … Continue reading Dog Seatbelts Donated to Alachua County Animal Services