My “why” is to cheat death. Sparing you the explanation for why that is my “why,” fostering an animal who may not otherwise have had the chance for a new beginning, usually behavior cases, brings my “why” front and center. Saving lives is a joy and a privilege that I don’t take for granted.Read More
"Be prepared to walk a long, long time before you get where you’re going! Just kidding. Sort of! Building a business as large, profitable, and self-sustaining like the one I’ve built isn’t something that happens overnight. "Read More
"It’s that emotional thread. I want to talk about and address what moves people. If you can find that, you can motivate them to make a change and impact the world."Read More
Over the past few months I have collaborated with a number of respected pet professionals as well as a few individuals who's humanity is to be admired. These individuals have learned how to take the good with the bad and create systems that nurture not just their businesses or causes but also their lives.
Today I am featuring Brian Burton. He is Co-Founder of Instinct Dog Behavior & Training LLC, which is the largest dog training company in NYC.
Caring for animals and empathizing with their owners can create a wear and tear on ourselves that can leave us burned out, compassion fatigued, or worse. Yet to add insult to injury, we don’t just have to the bare the scars of our work, we have to bare the scars of wounds delivered by our colleagues.Read More