Flashback Friday: Cave Canem

What to do when your service dog is attacked by another dog.what to do when you see a dog attacking a service dog team. How to reduce dog-on-service-dog-violence.

The Importance of Boundaries for Introverts with Service Dogs

Your service dog is not their emotional support animal.

Traveling with a Service Dog: Planning Your Trip

Today your favorite blindfluencer asks you to share the most unusual place you’ve taken a furry friend! Tell me the story and you might get featured on The dark Side!

My Problem with Pain

In a world of finite resources some organization of suffering must occur. There are only so many hours in a day, so many surgeons at a hospital who can repair a heart or a limb. But the resources to mitigate pain throughout an entire life are not so easily calculated because people, unpredictable and resilient and physics-defying as they are, cannot be quantified. And it is through people which we receive comfort and donation and respite and empowerment.

Flashback Friday: What Do I Do with My Dog when…? The Final Installment, Take 2

Good things in life are rarely as fragile as our fears of failure would have us believe.

An Accessible Art Museum? My Visit to Nashville’s Parthenon

The tap of my Cain as I drifted across the temple space echoed in a library hush created by the imposing figure of the goddess herself. To me she appeared a vaguely shimmering outline in the dimness, how she might have appeared to Perseus as she bestowed celestial gifts of survival. The silhouette of golden light stretched far, far out of my meager peripheral vision, giving me a sense of endless presence.

Guest Post: Dungeons and Doggies

Currently, there are no game modifications specifically for the inclusion of service animals. Those that want their character to have an assisting animal companion must utilize existing game rules and structure. 

Greta Explains the Therapeutic Process

Today Greta and I are going to guide you through the basics of the therapeutic process as it applies to both humans and dogs. Greta’s hit that “partial therapy crisis” in her own training, and it provides a unique and adorable way for me to share with you some inside information about the often mythicized process of mental health counseling.