Who Are We, Without a Name, Job, or the Things We Do?

Who Are We, Without a Name, Job, or the Things We Do?

Who are we, without saying: “Doglando, a canine enrichment center, where we integrate dogs into a more natural and normal form of living experience” ….who are we?  We are humans, collectively seeking to express the qualities of: wellbeing, kindness,...
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...
Know Your Role: Part 3

Know Your Role: Part 3

Over the past couple weeks, I have discussed responsibility and accountability and their impact on the design of Doglando and the care we provide. Today I want to talk about Identity. Several years ago, I was invited to Full Sail University to hear Stedman Graham...