The new Benjamin book is a treasure. Take a look at this great portrait of Benjamin by the illustrator, Shannon Boggess, in a detail from one of the illustrations.
These days some yoga practitioners are allowed to take their dogs with them to the yoga class. The dogs don’t have to follow any instructions. Just being there while their human takes the class develops an new bond between the two.
One spokesperson for the practice says dogs are “natural healers.”
[Photo by Gord Webster, CC License]
This short video is wonderfully funny and enjoyable for anyone who loves animals…
Riley’s human is a native Canadian. They take friendly walks together in the forest, and each is healed by the presence and companionship of the other.
But Riley has another gift to give. She has learned how to find Chaga, a mushroom growing on the trunk of paper birch trees. Chaga has been used for healing by native Canadians for generations, and is for them, a medicinal mushroom.
[Photo by Tomas Cekanavicius, CC License]
Benjamin’s story is an engaging one. And this time it is being told for children, with wonderful new illustrations by Shannon Boggess.
And it’s not only Benjamin’s story and pictures children will love, they can learn a lot about caring for a dog too. Throughout the new book are loads of tips about what dogs need and how a child can provide for them.