Monthly Archives: December 2018

  1. THE GOOD, BAD & UGLY OF ANIMALS IN THE THERAPEUTIC PROCESS

    It’s no secret that animals can play a significant role in trauma recovery for conditions like PTSD and they provide emotional support for people suffering from a myriad of issues from anxiety to depression and many other behavioral health conditions. Are service dogs and support animals the answer for everything that ails us? I know I’m going to disappoint a portion of our readership but I’m here to tell you it’s certainly not a cure for any category of disease or disability, the benefits and the risks of inserting an animal into someone’s life needs to be weighed carefully on a case by case basis assessing both the client and the animal.

     

    As a clinical mental health counselor who specializes in PTSD, I

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  2. SERVICE DOG AND DISABILITY ETIQUETTE


    Intro from BigLenny

     

    My name is BigLenny and I am BigT’s service dog. I am a Golden Retriever and the reason behind the BigGoldenBear discount code available for use now during check-out at www.onetigris.com

     

    Read why I am so special!

     

    Well first things first, I am a service dog and that makes me special. As a service dog I get to go everywhere my hooman partner goes so I can he

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  3. HOW TO SURVIVE A FOREST FIRE

    Extensive studies and research have proven that wildfires are occurring five times more often in the recent decades; such forest fires also burn six times the land area when compared to past occurrences and also tend to last much longer. According to scientific researches, climate change and global warming are the two main culprits to be blamed for the sudden increase in frequency and intensity of wildfires. Any responsible hiker must prioritize fire safety during hiking, no matter the season.

    What Causes a Forest Wildfire?

    Forest fires can erupt due to natural causes like friction due to the rubbing of trees or lightning that further causes combustion of debris. It can also happen due to human actions like s

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