Therapy Dogs — An Angel On A Leash

August 24, 2014

Therapy Dogs — An Angel on a Leash   The other day I took a walk.  The sun was shining, and the temperature was perfect for a long walk with my dog.  Since it was so nice out, I decided to explore a new route.  As I strolled along, I noticed a nursing care facility across from where we were walking. Outside of the nursing home, I could see a ...read the full article.

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Animals As Healers And Teachers

August 17, 2014

Animals As Healers and Teachers A good friend of mine went through a difficult time recently. During a life transition, she moved from home to home and city to city. She didn’t have much of a support system (well, that is in human terms, at least!) but she told me a story, which made me remember why I started WiggleLess in the first place. My friend travelled far and wide ...read the full article.

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Naming Your Dog

August 10, 2014

NAMING YOUR DOG What’s in a name? Recently, I saw a friend’s post on Facebook. She had just adopted an adorable little puppy, and this little guy needed a name. She posted a picture of him with the title: ‘I just adopted this cute little puppy!!! Now, what should I name him??? Her Facebook friends had fun with this and started commenting on her post with a bunch of suggestions ...read the full article.

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Conditioned To Fear Dogs

April 26, 2014

CONDITIONED TO FEAR DOGS Hiking with my dogs on a beautiful lakeside trail a young family approaches from around a bend. The mother carries her baby in her back pack. A young boy, probably eight, is by her side. Holding her fathers hand is a little girl, maybe four years old. My three friendly dogs trail behind me sniffing tall grasses and vibrant yellow mustard flowers off the beaten trail.  I smile as we get closer and the little boy gestures towards my dogs, offering ...read the full article.

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