The sport of dog agility is a popular activity for many dog enthusiasts. I've been around it for 13 years now and I have learned a great deal. But many of my fellow competitors remain a mystery to me. Is it a game for humans or is it a game for dogs? Sometimes it can be hard to tell. But I think the dogs know the difference pretty quickly.
The story and the miracle of Mom’s death, called “Believe”, is the first of this series of articles about my Journey to Spirit. Following her death in 1989, the very same year I learned about Robert’s infidelity, I returned home to silent repose in double grief.
The science of dogs and training can be overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be. There are things that we need to know about our dogs and how to train them and there are things that are just nice to know. As science provides us new insights into our dogs, it is important to look at this new information in a larger context. We're just trying to live better, happier lives with our dogs. Keeping the science in perspective can help us do that.
A Life As A Human Interview: Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports (VASS) runs skiing and snowboarding programs for persons with a disability at Grouse, Seymour and Cypress Mountains, making the mountain experience accessible to all. We have been offering programs at Grouse Mountain since 1974 and our president , Anne Bethune , embodies the magic that we call VASS.
A Life As A Human Interview: Being in the midst of this place I get to go out and capture the incredible mixture of light and natural environment subject matter this place provides. I readily admit I am spoiled, with Banff National Park as my back yard, I just leave my house and walk, ski or ride into this wilderness in barely minutes!