The Death of a Dog Changes You

It’s two years ago today that I said goodbye to Willow, our 6 year-old Aussie. She was, without a doubt, my heart dog, though the words “heart dog” really don’t even begin to describe my love for her.  After two weeks of her being critically ill and six of those days spent in a critical care […]

Life after Death, Grieving the Death of a Dog

Australian Shepherd puppy on hotel bed

It’s my first, multi-day road trip with my new sidekick, Willow. We’re in Asheville, North Carolina readying ourselves for a Steve & Jen White training workshop at A Good Dog’s Life.  It’s a very yin yang kind of trip.  Blissfully wonderful having Willow here with me and painfully sad because the last time I was […]