Seeing The Forest for the Trees

I went to a conference for wildlife conservation last weekend. And I had a good reminder of seeing the forest for the trees. Barley was our demonstration/ambassador dog for the …

Are Shock Collars Safe for Puppies?

Let’s face it: puppies and teenage dogs can be a huge pain in the butt. It can be tempting to want to just reach for a remote that could stop …

Training a Conservation Detection Dog: Week 1

I recently accepted a position at Working Dogs for Conservation. I’m going to be the Communications and Outreach Coordinator there. WD4C trains some of the world’s best conservation detection dogs. …

Yes, It’s OK To Leave A Dog In A Car

dog in a hot car

For those of you who don’t know, I’ve spent the last year of my life (April 2018-March 2019) driving from Denver to Memphis to Wisconsin to Vancouver to Los Angeles …