Filed under: Thumbs are Amazing

So the other night after we’d brushed teeth and gone outside to “potty”, Axel is laying in bed trying to get at something in his mouth.  I said “hold on, let me help”, reached in and pulled out a pile of grass mixed with mud and ick.   He looked at me and said…..”Whoa…..you can…

Science (and Animals!) in the News

I’ve read in the past where dogs have sniffed out cancer, but now there is a real collaboration between the Working Dog Center of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, the physics and astronomy department of Penn’s School of Arts and Science, Penn’s Gynecologic Oncology division and the Monell Chemical Senses Center to investigate…

2.5

What is YOUR confidence level at animal communicating?  I was asked that last night at another great mentoring session with Joyce Leake.  Question:  Between 1-5 what is your confidence level? I rated myself a 2.5.  Why so low?  I’m actually not too bad at this.  I can think of two reasons in particular.  I don’t…

Animals say, Don’t forget laughter

Animal Awareness by David, an Animal University connection, reminded me to share his important message about, well, I’ll let his words say it I think that since the dawn of our species we must have been good students of the humor animals portray and use. Whether it’s the young cubs at play, wondering around discovering…

Animal Communication Roots

In the hustle bustle of the present how often do we forget that it was the past that got us where we are today. In my case, it was talking with and listening to animals and taking on the responsibilities of an animal communicator.  Teaching, traveling, writing books, creating courses plus media work have stretched my limitations and…