Love the dog you’re with

Love the dog you’re with

It’s been a while since I’ve posted and I’ve been trying (and failing!) to find my writing mojo. One of my goals when starting the blog was to write a series of ‘Sisco’s lessons for life’ posts and lately I’ve been reminded often of one of his best lessons for...Read more
‘Test’ vs ‘Assessment’: Words matter, and that bathwater is looking dirty enough to lose a baby!

‘Test’ vs ‘Assessment’: Words matter, and that bathwater is looking dirty enough to lose a baby!

Back in 2017 I was sitting in the audience of Mykel Smith’s presentation at the Australian Institute of Animal Management yearly conference ‘Recruiting: Are we getting the most suitable candidate?’. He spoke about staff recruitment, focusing on the difference in an organisations ability to select high-quality candidates using traditional Q&A...Read more
How much suffering is hope worth?

How much suffering is hope worth?

“I feel like I spend half my life telling rehomers that X behaviour is not a legitimate reason for killing a pet, and the other half telling rehomers that they absolutely should not be placing the animal in question as a pet” If I had a $5 for every time...Read more