Harmony On Both Ends
Of The Leash
I'm a California girl living in Frankfurt, Germany.
Until I was 18 years old I lived in Northern California. Before that in Greece and Santa Fe, New Mexico. When I was still a cute baby with extra rolls, I crawled with all the animals on the farm. As that baby started to walk and grow up, nonhuman animals continued to be play a huge roll in my life.
With one of my dogs, Mowgli, I did demonstrations - one of them was in front of 3,000 people, along with my horse. All of these experiences and my lifelong work with animals has led me to choose a profession which reflected just that. I wouldn't have it any other way and refused to consider options which didn't involve nonhuman animals.
Since 2012, I've been a self-employed guide dog for the blind trainer. To go from taming mustangs, starting young horses, training dogs and learning from great teachers to training guide dogs for the blind in a big city was a huge shift! Nevertheless, I persisted and learned so much from it.
Since moving to Frankfurt, I have been living in a small house right next to a large forest with my dogs and boyfriend. Naturally, the forest is where I spend most of my time!
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