Jay Gurden

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Fear and the unknown...

Or how a frightened dog led to a whole new career.

I have loved words my whole life. Stories have been my escapism from the time I could read story books, and a lifelong desire to learn has kept me reading non-fiction words as well. Dogs have been an ever-present fixture in my life from a young age, particularly in the years of being involved in sheep farming. I never realised that the two may combine to lead me in a new direction!

A scared dog led me to looking into learning about dogs, canine coaching and canine behaviour. Which led me to discover the courses available from Canine Principles. Which led me to get to know the wonderful Sally, who encouraged and promoted my learning and writing on my blog, and encouraged me to follow up on the wacky statement I made one day of ‘I’m going to write a book!’ (I did indeed write the book, and then some more books!)

Sally also put the thought in my mind of writing canine related content for other people.
Thanks to a scared dog (my utterly gorgeous lunatic Finn) and a friend’s comment seen on Facebook leading me to my new education, I have discovered a whole new career writing about dogs.
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