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The Intelligence of Dogs

Dogs have been close family members now for 70 years. Hard to believe, but one of my earlier photos that Mother had in our album was me sitting on the porch of our tent/house in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories of Canada when I was 3 years old. She said she had just interrupted a little breakfast  – a piece of bacon I was sharing with our dog.
As I write this, our Westie, Rayne, is lying on the couch sleeping since it well past 11PM and she rarely goes to bed without me. I’m fascinated by the intelligence of dogs, and their amazing ability to communicate with us in so many subtle, and not so subtle ways. I’m delighted that there more articles being written about the intelligence of dogs. I enjoyed this one in the New York Times that was sent to me by TTouch Practitioner Jessica O’Donoghue entitled,
There is also a video of  Chaser, the “border collie who lives in Spartanburg, S.C., and has the largest vocabulary of any known dog. She knows 1,022 nouns, a record that displays unexpected depths of the canine mind and may help explain how children acquire language.” You can watch it here.

The Body Wrap and the Thunder Shirt: Applying the Right Touch to Fearful, Phobic Dogs

We have been using Tellington TTouch body wraps combined with Ear TTouches on fearful dogs with great success since the late 90’s with hundreds of success stories.

I also recommend the new Thunder Shirt because it is easy to put on and easy for a person to understand. The simple TTouch body wrap has a remarkable success rate, but many people feel more comfortable buying a special product. For that reason I highly recommend the Thunder Shirt and appreciate the reasonable $36 price tag. Whatever the reason for the fear – TTOUCH body wraps and Thundershirts work. (more…)

Colorful Connections: A Slice of My Hawaiian Life

Rayne is keeping me company while i work in this inspiring boquet of colors and dolpins and parrots. The globe of the world on the table keeps me connected to you all.

Rayne is keeping me company while I work in this inspiring bouquet of colors and dolpins and parrots. The globe of the world on the table keeps me connected to you all.


Rayne and I writing to you all on Jan 4, 2009.

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Note my sleeveless top. I can be comfortable in this because of a perfect 80 degree Temperature and a light tropical breeze – typical Kona weather in January. I’m very juiced with energy as we head into this 9th year of 21st millennium and looking forward to sharing my experiences with you.

I want to introduce you to the special objects on my writing table that I keep for support and inspiration.

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