Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Mother’s Day

Another Mother’s Day. As of October, it will be thirteen years since my own mother’s passing. Although that seems a long time when seeing it written, in a heartfelt sense, it’s a short time ago that she left. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of her and miss her. Mother’s Day has …

Continue reading

In Your Face

People seem to want to believe that dogs should bend to the will of the homo sapiens; that we should be able to impose our desires on dogs and that they should happily allow it. Take the insistence that owners (I will use the word “owner” here because people who are true guardians of dogs …

Continue reading

Putting Lipstick on a Pig

The other day I was looking at Facebook posts and was alerted to an update from a local dog rescue. This posting consisted of a video that had been posted by a trainer who is utilized by this particular rescue, and this trainer’s chosen method to use is the “E Collar”. The video this individual …

Continue reading