Pivoting With Purpose And Going To The Dogs

One in three Americans' employment has been affected by the pandemic and all of us are questioning our purpose as we face these unsettled times.... 

A New Doggy Daycare Takes Pets for Hikes

When Craig Michaels moved his nature-based dog hiking and training business from Austin, Texas, to his home state of Wisconsin in 2013, he struggled at first to find clients who were open to his style of care.  

Who let the dogs out?

It’s just before 2 on a Friday afternoon when Craig Michaels picks me up in front of the Atwood Avenue storefront for his dog training and hiking business, Doggy by Nature...

A letter to Sully the dog

I often think about how if people told me, even one month before this COVID-19 pandemic got real, what our lives would look like — schools closed, businesses shuttered, millions unemployed, Olympics canceled...

12 resolutions to make this your best year yet

While phrases like “authentic life” or “new year, new you” may elicit widespread groans, there is something to this eternal desire. We are seekers, after all. It’s human nature to want to evolve into better versions of ourselves...