Grief by You: A Gift Beyond Measure

In this series, Grief by You, I will be featuring people in my life who have experienced grief in one way or another. Some will be kept anonymous for those that prefer it. I hope to open the eyes of the readers and myself to how different people’s experiences with grief can be. If youContinue reading “Grief by You: A Gift Beyond Measure”

Anxiety vs Distance

Scotia has what I would call severe anxiety. Maybe other people wouldn’t call it severe, but from my experience, it’s pretty severe. Through the last two and a half years of our relationship, Scotia and I have worked through some pretty big challenges that have taught us to trust each other and they have presentedContinue reading “Anxiety vs Distance”

Booties on a Little Booty

Booties have many great features and functions. Scotia typically doesn’t like booties, but like many things, once she understands the purpose behind them, she is more than happy to comply. Finding boots that fit Scotia’s paws, are comfortable for her, and don’t fall off, was super frustrating and challenging. We tried a variety of bootiesContinue reading “Booties on a Little Booty”

Grief by You: Hard to Say Goodbye

In this series, Grief by You, I will be featuring people in my life who have experienced grief in one way or another. Some will be kept anonymous for those that prefer it. I hope to open the eyes of the readers and myself to how different people’s experiences with grief can be. If youContinue reading “Grief by You: Hard to Say Goodbye”

A Little Recall on Scotia’s Recall

Recall is a big part of Scotia’s training. It’s something we regularly practice to ensure it is never lost. Being that Scotia is so anxious, it’s super important for her to have reliable recall. She understands when I call her that I have something she likes: food. I try not to recall Scotia if IContinue reading “A Little Recall on Scotia’s Recall”