Horse Whispering: it’s not just a myth. Have you ever had your horse balk or refuse to do what you were asking? (or your cat or dog or bird or…) Most all horse people have experienced what could be considered willful, resistant, sassy horse backtalk at times. It’s how we respond that makes all the […]
Heart Wisdom Animal Talk Blog
Dedicated to improved health, behavior and wellness for pets and the people who love them.
I started out life as a highly sensitive, lonely, only child growing up outside Austin, Texas. Highly sensitive and empathic, the world was a bewildering place at times, so the animals were my best friends. I could trust them, they could trust me. They spoke to me, shared their hearts and minds, their insights and […]
Once upon a time there was a race horse named Moonglow… This is part three of her story! In Part One, I told you how Moonglow went from a super depressed, miserable two year old Appendix filly doing very badly in training, to a successful racehorse who loved the game and found a great deal […]
Decades ago, dog birthday parties were not the norm. Today’s pet parents celebrate with gusto. In fact, party supplies are just one contributor to the total amount spent on dogs, cats and other companion animals in the U.S. each year, which the American Pet Products Association estimates at $55.5 billion for 2013. If you have […]
Did you know that a dog’s breath is 102 degrees with 100 percent humidity? They cool themselves by panting. But during the summer, it can be harder for them to get cool without some help from their owners. Keeping your dog in the heat, even in a dog house or shady area, can lead to […]
The Snail That Got Away – my 1st Entrepreneurial Venture Not many people know this, but my first entrepreneurial business when I was 28 years old was as a snail farmer! I was so excited! I joined the Snail Farmers Association of America. My company was called Texcargo (a play on the word Texas and […]