Suzy’s Blog

Peaceful leadership of the pack

Peaceful leadership of the pack

When adding animals to your household, it’s a good idea to establish some rules, set healthy boundaries, and be always aware of the entire pack. These are the key traits of true leadership. I don’t expect my animals to be friends with each other, but I ask everyone to...

Stop blaming yourself for your beloved pet’s last days

Stop blaming yourself for your beloved pet’s last days

Recently I was speaking with a lady who was grieving the loss of her beloved cat. Towards the end, the cat became incontinent and had to be washed clean, which of course it didn’t like. Months later, this lady was still deeply regretful and wished she had chosen...

Does your animal’s behavior embarrass you? It’s not your fault

Does your animal’s behavior embarrass you? It’s not your fault

When I was out with my dogs one day, we met a sweet puppy called Bonnie who got so excited to see us that she started urinating. The lady was clearly upset and embarrassed by Bonnie’s behavior. She made a comment like, ‘Not again,’ and quickly left the area. Rather...

Helping your hyperactive dog to find ease and peace

Helping your hyperactive dog to find ease and peace

When there is a hyperactive animal in the family, simple pleasures like having friends over, holiday celebrations, or going for a walk can become nerve-racking. Recently I worked with a lady whose dog could not sit still. He barked constantly both when inside the...

The trees are talking, are we listening?

The trees are talking, are we listening?

There are multiple conversations going on in nature, not audible to our ears. It might seem fanciful to some people that trees talk to each other, but I’ve always had that sense. Science is finally beginning to recognize that trees are social beings. They communicate...

7 Easy ways to receive everything you desire

7 Easy ways to receive everything you desire

Ask and you shall receive is one of the truths of living on planet earth. It seems so simple and yet, if you’re fiercely independent, asking for what you desire might not be so easy. You’ve probably spent years proving to others how capable you are. Allowing things to...

Reversing desertification one day at a time

Reversing desertification one day at a time

Earth Stewardship is important if we're to reverse desertification. Imagine what the world would be like if we embraced earth stewardship! Not as a nice concept, but rather as a pragmatic way of living. Being a steward of earth doesn’t mean we have to bicycle...