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I love phrases that mean something can be misread. I doubt anyone actually thinks I turned Rojo into a scarf, but you would be surprised at how many people are embarrassed to tell me they own an alpaca sweater - people sincerely believe you have to kill llamas and alpacas for their hair! I love even more that they think they're going to offend me and yet they still follow through with telling me they own something they think is out of dead alpaca. This happens often. I like to congratulate them on owning something so lovely and one-up their concerns...

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Original Post Date: December 10th, 2015 Maybe it’s just me being incredibly optimistic but it doesn’t seem to have been that wet of a Fall/Winter. I mean, before Sunday, it seemed as if we had occasional rainy days here and there but for the most part, it feels more gloomy than actual downpour. But then Monday hit. I had a meeting Monday morning I needed to be at and while waiting for it to start I checked out social media. My heart sank when I saw – thanks to Facebook – my mom asking for emergency help with her barn...

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Original Post Date: November 4th, 2015 Many people don’t know the human-side of what we do as a pet-therapy team. That is what is so wonderful about this blog. For once, people can hear about our side of these stories vs. the animal’s. Today was Serendipity day! Serendipity day is when we go down to Serendipity Center, an integrated school for youth who cannot be placed in public schools. Their mission: “to provide a safe learning environment in which the emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students are met through individualized support services.” We have been taking Rojo to Serendipity Center...

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