Crossover Story: Michelle Borchardt

Michelle and Safari

“It’s my passion to bring people and pets together.” Michelle Borchardt RVT, KPA-CTP generously shared her story with us. Michelle is the Behavior Technician and Trainer for UC Davis’ Behavior Service. Her main interest is expanding awareness of humane training methods for all animals, as well as low-stress restraint in the veterinary industry.   How…

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New Neighborhood, New Challenges, New Success!

I asked him to pose for a serious picture for a second. This was his best take.

It has been a while since I wrote about my dogs so before I dive into this dog’s big success today, let me explain a little bit about his history. Loker, this 5.5yr old husky/shepherd mix, spent his first 2.5 years of life in a shelter and was adopted out twice (and returned twice) before…

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Traveling With Pups

loker tired

This past year has been a year of learning. I started a new job at a dog daycare/school facility, attended my first APDT conference, started a new blog, and ended the year by deciding to move across the U.S. At the end of March, we packed up everything we owned into a trailer and loaded…

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