The Myth of the Alpha Dog

The Myth of the Alpha Dog

Back in the day, “experts” were touting the absolute necessity of being the Alpha Dog in your relationship with your pup. I always cringed at the training techniques used. Some of them are cruel as they used fear and pain to make animals behave. Myth of the alpha wolf...

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Geraldine’s not as terrified

Geraldine’s not as terrified

Geraldine, a cat I worked with, can be terrified about new things. In addition, one of her companion cats, Nocciollo targets her aggressively and terrifies her. To help Geraldine relax, her guardian Diana, keeps them separated quite a bit. (You can see a picture of...

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Truth About Pet Food Part 1

Truth About Pet Food Part 1

As an animal communicator, I’m interested in the truth about pet food. That’s because I love the animals I work with – and my own! I'm not just concerned with what they're thinking and why they're doing what they're doing.  In addition, I'm concerned with how to give...

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Clear our own baggage as our animal age

Clear our own baggage as our animal age

If we clear our own baggage as our animals age, we will more easily know if they want to continue their life on the planet or they’re ready to go. And with less mental and emotional baggage, we can even accept when they change their minds to go or stay. Clearing our...

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Visionary Leadership

Visionary Leadership

In this interview, Sensei Victoria Whitfield and I talk about Visionary Leadership. Going deeper, we discussed “Healing Leadership” and “Your Energy is Everything” as animal lovers and in the rest of our relationships. Animal lovers are leaders Animal lovers are...

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Myths about animals and their transition

Myths about animals and their transition

Let’s explore a myth about animals and their transition that keep us stuck in grief over their death. Some of these myths are or were widely-held scientific beliefs which are being replaced by new scientific knowledge. Some seem to be New Age beliefs that are...

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Healthy food for our animals

Healthy food for our animals

I started out researching information about healthy food for our animals. Then I noticed that some info might not be truthful. So I switched my focus to point out where you can find honest and accurate information about healthy food. I switched topics because of a...

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Cat Crisis Resolved (for now)

Cat Crisis Resolved (for now)

We had a cat crisis this week. I’m being a bit dramatic, but from a human standpoint, it was beyond awful. The actors in this crisis were Bunnie, my 11-year-old white cat and Shadow, my 4-year-old black cat. Before the cat crisis - human interventions Truth? They...

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A turtle, a bear and a fox walk into a bar…

A turtle, a bear and a fox walk into a bar…

A turtle, bear and fox walk into a bar? Back in the day, a lot of jokes started with this kind of sentence. And the story just got sillier as the joke unfolded with a lot of “guffaws” at the end of the joke. If this were my personal joke, though, they’d walk into a...

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Bird Transitions and Myths

Bird Transitions and Myths

Introduction to Bird Transitions and Myths from Maribeth: I asked my UConnect animal communication class graduate, Erin Patricia Doherty, to share her wisdom on navigating end-of-life issues for birds. Although I have worked with many birds, including Erin’s...

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