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Tag Archives: Service Dog Advocacy
Flashback Friday: Confidence in Court
Confidence comes in a variety of surprising shapes.
Couples Therapy and Dog Training
Couples therapy is a place where individuals who have committed to intertwining themselves attempt to unravel knots between them. It can serve a lot of purposes, but one of the primary purposes is that it shows each member of the couple areas in which they need to grow.
How Greta and I Left the Nest
It was the most devastating, and inspiring, advice I’d ever heard.
Guest Post: Hi, I’m Greta! It’s My Story, Too
Ah, I should calm down and introduce myself. I’m Greta, and I’m a Seeing Eye dog! My partner is Anneliese, and together we go on lots of adventures! Or, we used to, but things have been different lately. Can I tell you about that? Cool! I’m excited!…and I’m calming down now. Ok, here’s our story.
How I Learned to Make More than Lemonade
Don’t you remember on earth there were things too hot to touch with your finger but you could drink them alright? Shame is like that. If you will attempt it—if you will drink the cup to the bottom—you will find it very nourishing; but try to do anything else with it and it scalds.
Flashback Friday: How Blindness Might Help Your Mental Health
The moment of darkness when your eyes fall closed can become an avenue of peace, rather than just another blink in your hectic day.
Flashback Friday: A Holistic Approach to Dog Foods
I lost nine months’ worth of training time. How much of Greta’s lifespan have I lost because her body is simply more worn down than it should be at her age?
Interview with Julie Johnson, Creator of the Sport-Style Guide Dog Harness
I believe this industry wasn’t possible before the internet because communication between the scattered blind population was prohibitively complicated. But now we meet in forums, on social media, through blogs, and we discuss our needs and struggles, share unique ways of solving these challenges, and inspire each other to ask better questions that can change the world.
The Tale of the Brave Knight and Lady X
I thought he’d help me with smaller crowds, but I never imagined being able to go to Panoply (a large, local art fair) without a migraine, or tackle other incredibly challenging situations like that.