Category Archives: Pets & Companions

Communicating, or Dictating? Or requesting?

I don’t know about you, but when people realize that I work at communicating with animals, one thing they ask is to “make their dog stop barking” or “keep the cat from leaving home” or any number of specific orders. I am game to try, and I always ask owners to help on their end,…

New Member of the Family

Meet Trixie. 6yo Domestic medium haired cat. She joined my family a little over a week ago. Or rather, she joined my household a little over a week ago. She’s still trying to decide if she thinks we’re a good fit. She loves my dog, but as they have both gotten more comfortable his big…

Parkour? Dogkour!

I love watching Parkour and wish I was strong enough, coordinated enough, fearless enough to be good at it.  Check out this dog in the Ukraine who has all of those qualities plus cuteness to boot!

The Visionaries Behind Animal University – Marie Delmarle

Marie Delmarle and her horses have a gift that enables people to understand their own behaviors and gain helpful, personal insights. It’s a gift they put to good use, working with children and parents, especially those in adoptive families. It’s a natural fit for Marie, who joined Animal University in June and is the founder…

Open Enrollment for Mom School

 Now taking applications for Mom School. Candidates must be moms (or dads) of dogs, cats, horses and other creatures. Their desire must include to recognize, protect and defend themselves from strong bully-type animal companions. Yes, our animals can and often are – bullies. Our sweet and loving creatures can turn quicker than a wink into pushy, intimidating and rude pests. One minute gracious and fun, the…