What Touch Does

I’m still reading Dr. Michael W. Fox’s Dog Body, Dog Mind.  It’s smart and sensitive, and I think it might have a really profound impact on your relationship with your dog.  I just read about touch & the impact of grooming, petting etc.  The heart rate goes way down (for the pet-ter too… I wish […]

Caring Makes Us Human

I was listening to NPR this weekend and one of the ‘This I Believe’ essays caught my ear…‘Caring Makes Us Human’ by Troy Chapman, an inmate at a correctional facility in Michigan.  A cat wanders in to the prison grounds and for a short while the inmates experience what it’s like to care for something […]