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What are we fighting for?

It was a mistake.  I was wrong. Not only was it a mistake, it created damage and fallout far beyond what I had intended.  While I built strong and long-lasting relationships with colleagues all over the world, I was creating division within my geographically close colleague community.

Why she stays…

I grew up in the cult the Duggars are in. I was in that cult throughout my childhood and early adulthood. Today I’m going to tell a story I’ve never told publicly

Canine Professionals and Social Media – have we missed the mark?

I have no solutions here, just a conversation I would like to have about social media and dog trainers and what our responsibility is and should be.   A good friend and skilled trainer made a post yesterday about her medically fragile and behaviorally complex long-time heart dog.  It was a quick post, she shared…

The Castigation of Complicity

This particular blog subject has been ruminating in my mind the longest of all my cult thoughts. it’s also the most unfinished. I considered not writing it yet but I felt like I couldn’t write the rest without this messy bit.


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Hi, I’m Abigail. I’m a Certified Canine Behavior Consultant, business owner, disabled person, service animal handler, professional service animal trainer, social justice advocate, and lover of wine and cheese.

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