Writing Where Dogs and Health Care Meet

I tell dog stories. For as long as I can remember I have been reading and telling dog stories. Now I write stories about dogs , the human-animal connection, and animal assisted therapy at the intersection of animals and human health. As a masters level registered nurse, Certified Professional in Health Care Quality and a … Continue reading Writing Where Dogs and Health Care Meet

The Trip Before The Storm: No Dog Left Behind

This is part of an article first published in Fido Friendly Online Magazine: No Dog Left Behind June 2011. It was awarded second place in the national No Dog Left Behind Essay contest.   They are the days you never forget. Their images are burned in your heart forever. In September 2008, we were scheduled … Continue reading The Trip Before The Storm: No Dog Left Behind

Ten Unforgettable Books That Make Me Hug My Dog

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The Daily Junior staff loves a dig-gone good book. The Daily Junior picks some favorite reads

Every time I read the book OldYeller, my dog Junior knows to snuggle up close to me and make sure he has tissues handy.

If you have ever read this classic dog book, you know what I mean.

Two of my favorite things are books and dogs.I have been reading and telling dog stories ever since I can remember.

Every Spring, Junior and I have a ritual. I go to my bookshelf and select three books from the stack of all my time favorite dog books. As I read, I am inspired by my dog heroes and I reach down and hug my favorite golden retriever in appreciation.

I love to read  books to Junior. He is such a great listener. If you haven’t  yet discovered to joy of reading aloud to a dog, it is time to try it. Dogs…

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