Autistic Burnout: The Cost of Coping and Passing

I want to share this eloquent and informative post from Ryan Boren with you all today as I found it to be vital reading to understand why Autistics can’t just “snap out” or may appear to regress as successful adults. I’m in the middle of a significant Autistic  burnout myself and struggling with the effects…

You can take this job and chew it

Gavel the former police dog in training has been in the news lately, and not just because he’s darn cute: If you’re not familiar with Gavel’s story, he was bred and trained to become a police sniffer dog in Queensland, Australia.  There was nothing wrong with his sniffer other than a preference for people over…

Lazy Sunday Mornings

Today’s tip: Dont worry about being the crazy dog owner.  Take as many pictures and as much video of your furry friends as you can.  And have fun with it.  

Puppity Family Adventures: SoCal Pet Expo

  Today’s adventure: the annual local Pet Expo.  Do you ever have so much fun that you don’t realize how tired you are until you’re back in the car?  It was that kind of day for all of us.  (Especially Heather, who lost track of how many friendly critters she got to pet – even…