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PLaY Like a Puppy!

PLaY Like a Puppy!

By DivaDogMomToday
Musings about life with dogs, what they teach us and how PL.A.Y. is an important part of mindset and wellness for canine and caregiver.
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Accentuate the Positive!
We're choosing to accentuate the positive points that may come from pivots, flexibility, and changing your mindset in a year of challenges. We're talking about toxic relationships and the effect on your mindset and locating and avoiding the toxicity for you and your dog.
July 21, 2020
Mindset Music for the Win!
What is a tough "everyday" item on your agenda? Are you embracing it or ignoring it? What if we set ourselves up with a win first thing in the morning? How may we work with our dogs to boost that energy and mindset?
July 10, 2020
Learning From Nature
Are you and your dog thriving or are you defined by scars from the past? In today's episode we talk about a hail damaged tree and a rescue dog and how their pasts are only a part of their stories, but don't define their entire life.
July 08, 2020
Lulu's Essential Oils Journey
Jodi Nikoley joins us today to share with other Dog Mommas how she has utilized essential oils with her young rescued dog, Lulu. Jodi's website: Disclaimer: We are not veterinarians and as such, are not here to diagnose, treat, or cure. We are simply speaking as two dog mommas trading notes and sharing some of our experiences with others. Consult with your veterinarian when considering essential oils and supplements.
June 23, 2020
Quiet Time and P.L.A.Y.
Self care and quiet time are a key to working with your dogs. We talk about the importance of taking the time to rejuvenate with quiet time for both you and your dogs. Present Life Awaits You!
June 18, 2020
What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do
Some tips to get you thinking about emergency preparedness, including storms, fireworks, sirens, and preparedness drills with your pets.
June 05, 2020
Listen to Your Dog
Telling the story of how Buster Brown showed why he lived up to the title: Best Dog in Town, as he visited a cancer center on a therapy dog visit. A very special episode for me to share this story. Many lessons learned, but especially, the lesson to "listen to your dog".
May 28, 2020
Ask The Lawyer
We are joined by Jeff O'Brien, partner at Chestnut Cambronne in Minneapolis, MN, to give us an in depth description of the ins and outs of planning your estate and long term care with your pets in mind. Jeff also provides timely insight into what lies ahead for dog trainers, boarding facilities, groomers, and other dog related businesses amid the evolving COVID-19 guidelines. Episode links:
May 25, 2020
Silly Stupid Fun Games for Rainy Day Wellness
A few indoor quick game ideas to P.L.A.Y. that will help with mental stimulation for your puppy, senior dog, or any age in between. Wonderful wholistic wellness for you and your dog!
May 23, 2020
Fear, Oola, and Lots of Clean "F" Words
How is Fear keeping you from moving forward or enjoying a hobby? I recently re-read the original Oola book and had some new thoughts about facing Fear, building PLaY Like a Puppy (R), and learning to compete in dog sports.
May 22, 2020
Meeting The Best Dog in Town
In today's episode I talk about meeting my first dog, Buster Brown, and what it was like to raise and train a puppy from my point of view, as someone who was terrified of dogs, and how that training paid off fourteen years later during an incident at a therapy dog visit.
May 14, 2020
Welcome! Ready to PLaY Like a Puppy (R)?
Welcome to the world of PLaY Like a Puppy (R)! How does your mindset affect your wellness and the way you look at each day? We explain and explore the idea of embracing what your dog does each day as he chooses to P.L.A.Y.
May 09, 2020