Spiritual Animal Training

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been frustrated by your animal companion.

Wish you had some way to talk to your furry friend?

You can.

Talk to your pet, that is.

Crow and Energy Work

All the behavioral science in the world doesn’t cover the mental and psychic rapport that’s developed. How these crows will show up, and hold space near me while I’m meditating in my garden.

Training and Talking with Backyard Crows

I’ve always wanted to have my own wild crow family. They are everywhere around us, but none seemed inclined to want to become closer until D.M. Our relationship is by no means unique, the Internet is full of these sorts of stories. But yeah…super fun!

How to Train Your 3-D Cat

Lilith and Taserface. Yes. That’s really his name.

MCU all the way.

Train…cats? Yep.

I’ve done some basic target training, name recognition. I about kicked myself when I realized they were perfect for harness training.

Xander and His Babies

Xander is my Hundred-Pound Marshmallow, a Great Pyrenees/Something-Probably-Labbish mix. He’s a gentle giant with people and small baby things.

Baby chicks especially.

It was love at first sight of those tiny balls of fluff. His ginormous heart melted.

The Murder Family

Diaval Murder dropped out of the sky one day in early spring, landing with a clatter of claws on my greenhouse roof.

Weird Weekend – Between Lives

This weekend, I am thrilled to have a guest post on SJ Driscoll’s blog, Come Sit By My Fire.  She’s hosting a series on life changes called Being Between. I’ve written about one of the biggest transitions in my life, leaving the job I loved at the San Diego Zoo to move to Seattle and […]