Moving Too Fast

Moving Too Fast

On the Canine Enrichment Foundations Facebook page, I was asked for feedback on a particular scenario that involved asking the dog to sit and wait while his mum set up a searching game for him at a distance. In her request to ask him to sit, the dog got up and then...
Learning from Street Dogs

Learning from Street Dogs

Last week, I spent 7 days in Guatemala with two of our students from the Canine Enrichment Academy (CEA). I’ve been documenting street dogs, free-roaming dogs, and village dogs in developing countries for two decades now, and the idea of hosting a Street Dog Retreat...
What Allows Me to Speak as an Expert?

What Allows Me to Speak as an Expert?

Recently, I was being interviewed for a podcast and the question came: “What allows you to speak as an expert in the realm of Canine Enrichment? What gives you the authority to do so? It may sound like a bold question, but it’s a really important one. So, today, I...
Your Dogs Are Your Best Teachers

Your Dogs Are Your Best Teachers

I was invited to hear one of my dear friends – an amazing woman and incredibly gifted teacher, speak to a class of students pursuing their masters degree in a Teacher Training Program at UCF. She said to the students, “You are going to learn a lot more than you...