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Animals and therapy + me and my dog :)

There have been many lovely blog posts recently about people and their pets. These furry friends have been a vital part of their rehabilitation and care whilst living with a mental health condition. 1,461 more words


Giving in Europe: Thriving continental philanthropy

Glad tidings from the world of philanthropy: Grant-making initiatives in 2014 have registered a significant increase in quantity and quality, with an average increase of 5 index points from the previous year, according to the annual BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index. 327 more words

Therapy Dog Welfare: Happiness and Stress Indicators

I have great news:  Buddy and I passed the therapy dog test! Soon we will be a registered therapy dog team. I still need to send in his documentation with proof of vaccinations and immunity and I need to add a… 775 more words

Therapy Dog

Puppies for Parole Celebrates First Anniversary

March 2015 marks an important milestone for Stray Rescue of St. Louis, one of the city’s largest animal rescue shelters. This month celebrates Stray Rescue’s one year anniversary of its  168 more words

Dog Tales

Real. Small. Toy?

I am not a toy.

I am not a monkey – no. really. not of any kind,

I am not your sweet monkey.

and i am not trying to dominate you! 56 more words

The Now

Success? Sit. Stay. Speak.

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.
Georgia O’Keeffe

The photo is a Georgia O’Keeffe painting, Blue and Green Music.

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Human Animal Bond

Marlee Graduated Beginner Training! 

We are very excited to announce that Marlee has successfuly completed beginner level doggie training! She will begin the next six weeks of intermediate followed by six more weeks of advanced training before she takes her therapy dog certification exam. 42 more words