There’s no better way to find joy than volunteering or investing your time to something you truly believe in. Hard to believe it’s been almost a year since I’ve been involved with Nova Scotia’s TMA: Therapeutic Medical Alert Service Dogs.
Puppies are placed from 8 weeks where they begin puppy socialization and training until they’re finally ready to be placed with their clients at about 2 years of age after more advanced training. Here’s a snap of our sweet Miss Ali at only 10 weeks of age. In this snap she is outside her work site of the day, Crandall University. Taking a pee break in the deep winter snow with her little training vest on!… What a sweetheart.
One of the most remarkable things about this country is the obvious ability that everyone there possesses to make do with what they have. They use rain water for the plants, bicycles for cars, and old wine bottles for toys. As the popular local saying goes, “Es mejor que nada.”
Thrilled seeing all the donations and knowing your country is supporting developing ones in the ways they know how is a comforting, happy thing… It sort of became a photo taking obsession… Allllll the Canadian things!