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Washington Post (card)

In the final leg of my USA visit I headed to Washington DC. I had left my heart in San Francisco in the shape of ‘Lance’ the Bergin University ‘wonder dog’, but I had...

Southern Comfort

Having made it via Dallas to Columbia, South Carolina, I visited Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) where I met Maureen, an incredibly caring and wise person who also trains assistance dogs! But that’s...

The Power of Pawsitivity!

Having picked up my ‘stallion’ a Ford Mustang convertible that I nicknamed ‘Sally’ I set off on the fabulously scenic and incredibly ‘bendy’ Pacific Coast Highway. The car was a bit of an unaccustomed...

What a difference a dog makes!

During the last two weeks I have been completing the the ‘client’ course at Bergin University of Canine Studies.  While learning how to work with an assistance dog I met Chris who is a...

‘Home of the Service Dog’ USA

So here I am at Bergin University of Canine Studies in California. The widely recognised ‘Home of the Service Dog‘ is the life work of it’s founder Dr Bonita Bergin. The first contact I...

The Start of a Journey

Winston Churchill spoke eloquently about life’s journey. It is fitting then, as the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust has made this journey possible for me, that I mention this now, as I start mine flying over...

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust PTSD Research

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Awarded to Sergeant Garry Botterill Sussex Police in February 2015 for PTSD Research Garry’s Statement: I am thrilled to have been awarded a WCMT Travelling Fellowship in February this year....