Discovering Relief for You and Your Dog

You’re struggling.

You recognize the dog you adopted and committed your life to isn’t the dog you initially envisioned.

You feel guilt for feeling this way because you recognize your companion is also a sentient being who needs connection with you.

But, you feel you can’t give anymore because you’re feeling disconnected from yourself too.

You’re overwhelmed and you become a dumping ground for other people’s judgments of what to do or even judgments of how you’re handling the situation.

You feel alone.

Still, you feel a shift in yourself.

You recognize you need a lifeline.

A life raft to carry you to safer waters.

You want to be seen and heard in how you want to move forward.

You, like you’re dog are seeking relief.

Relief from feeling isolated and disconnected.

Entering into a coaching relationship will provide you with the support you want and you’re looking for while also guiding you back to yourself to create the action steps you need to move forward.

You are the expert of yourself and your dog.

Just like any experts, having someone in your corner gives you connection with someone who will walk alongside you without judgment and widen your worldview when you feel stuck in the day to day.

Someone who can shine a light on your blind spots and brush off the path, so you can more clearly see where you want to go.

When you can feel more connected to yourself, you have more capacity to give to others.

You and your dog will benefit when you take the leap of faith and go all in on you and your growth.

Curious? Let’s chat!

Published by houndbiz

Katherine Porter is a force free, reward based dog behavior advisor and consultant serving clients and their companion dogs worldwide. Her calm and gentle approach in coaching clients in effectively communicating what they want to their dog blends her MSW background into her dog training and behavior practice. Katherine was a behavior consultant for Heeling Hounds after graduation. She opened Four Paws and You Dog Training LLC when the military relocated her family to Fort Sill, OK in 2015. During this time, she volunteered with Rainbow Bridge Can Wait where she provided post adoption consultations to new pet parents. She also developed and implemented tailored behavior modification plans for highly reactive dogs residing at the shelter. She also provided educational programs to military children through interactive workshops at the Fort Sill School Age Center. In 2017, Katherine relocated Four Paws and You Dog Training LLC to Germany. She served the Armed Forces communities in Bavaria. She continued coaching and advising her clients in addressing their companion dog’s fearful and reactive behavioral issues. Katherine takes a Do No Harm approach first and foremost in providing behavioral plans. She is committed in serving clients with gentle and modern science approaches in modifying behavioral concerns such as reactivity, aggression, separation anxiety and fear based responses. Katherine is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is focused on integrating a holistic and modern approach in addressing her client’s pet companion reactive behavior issues.

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