Putting Paws to Paper: Why Good Old-Fashioned Thank You Notes Make You Stand Out

What’s so great about dogs? We are experts at appreciation! Notice that I used the word appreciation, and not gratitude. Humans tend to lump gratitude and appreciation together, but a dog will tell you that there is a difference. Think of it this way: Appreciation is gratitude in action. It’s something you feel from the tip[…]

Grab a Leash, Take a Gratitude Walk

Stop! What are doing right at this moment? Okay, silly question. You are reading this article, probably jumping back and forth between tasks. I know because I work in the office with my humans. They zip around in a whir of activity that makes this hyperactive Boxer’s head spin! It doesn’t make them more productive,[…]

Find Your Inner Dog and Succeed

My name is Bella, and I’m a connoisseur of cheese, a chaser of squirrels, and an expert on happiness. I’m also a dog, and one of the greatest things about being a dog is having a free pass to give people the kind of straightforward advice that they don’t often hear from each other. (I[…]

Think Like a Dog: 15 Important Life Lessons

As a graduate of puppy kindergarten, I know the feeling of pride that accompanies a hard-earned diploma. It didn’t matter that I lunged on my leash and chewed on my classmate’s ear during the graduation ceremony. My Mama was proud and that’s all that mattered! Thankfully, I’m older and wiser now (a lot older and[…]