The Importance of Boundaries for Introverts with Service Dogs

Your service dog is not their emotional support animal.

Traveling with a Service Dog: Packing List

But sometimes it just can’t be helped. For all their usefulness, service dogs tend to have a lot of the same needs as toddlers, and toddlers don’t travel light.

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.

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.