Trauma, Stress & Creating New Pathways

Trauma

I’m hanging out with a recently rescued hound later today and I am excited. When you see a dog that has been given a second chance, surrounded by love and with humans who understand that patience and consistency are at the heart of a harmonious life with their new family…

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An Accidental Enterprise

Canine Perspective CIC Social Enterprise

You know that this social enterprise started by accident, don’t you? I (Marie) didn’t have any plans to run a social enterprise. I’m grateful for the series of events that instigated Canine Perspective, but to be honest, I didn’t even know what a social enterprise was when the idea was…

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The First Christmas Without Them

Canine Perspective CIC Social Enterprise

I know I’m not the only human out there facing their first festive holibobs without their canine bestie. It’s not something that’s really acknowledged, not something that’s openly discussed, but the intensity of feeling is difficult to articulate.   Christmas doesn’t mean a huge amount to me, but this year,…

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Controversial? Us?!

controversial

Yesterday, I was told that our Canine Hope programme is ‘controversial.’   You’re damn right it is! The word ‘controversy’ was coined from the Latin ‘controversia’, as a composite of ‘controversus’, which means, ‘turned in an opposite direction.’ You bet we’re turning things in the opposite direction! The reason I…

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Team Canine Perspective At The Purina BetterWithPets Forum 2018

BetterWithPets

Back in the UK after an awesome event in Barcelona, we’ve had the chance to think about the whirlwind adventure that was the Purina BetterWithPets Forum 2018.   Being told that Canine Hope, the signature programme from Canine Perspective CIC working with survivors of rape and rescue dogs, had made…

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