I began my business over 10 years ago because I believed in the need for in-home care for dogs. Gifts at Christmas from clients are always a surprise because I feel like I’m just doing my job. But all are appreciated.
In this post, I share some of the gifts given to me this Christmas – and the thought that has gone into them is obvious:
Freddie’s paw print
Kathleen Crisley, Fear-Free certified professional and specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand
Yesterday afternoon the dogs caught me. Caught me wrapping up their Christmas toys! Dogs don’t miss anything! A simple crinkle noise from a package, sends them running to investigate. I sat on the rug in the living room wrapping up each new squeaky toy, rope pull, and stuffies, while they hoovered over my back the entire time. I was caught, but I continued to wrap!
But I made a mistake. When wrapping up a larger stuffie, I pushed down on it while wrapping and it “oinked”! “OMG” I thought and I turned around to look at Nikita and Bella and they were close to drooling! Their eyes were glazed over and the moved in to sniff the wrapping paper. I can’t believe that stuffie gave me away and squeaked on me! (darn stuffie)
I did not think much about the toys after I placed them in their Christmas stockings and…
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