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REFLECTIVE HELP AND HEALING

Molly says, ''Sara went above and beyond what I expected out of a dog trainer. Her services were helpful when I was considering adoption vs. breeder. The majority of consultation happened right after I got my dog, Gal. As a new puppy parent, I (and my mom as well) had endless questions for Sara that she answered via text, phone call, video, and Skype sessions. Sara was prompt and explained things in a way I could understand. We dealt with a few bumps along the way, but Sara reassured me through the many highs and lows of puppyhood.''

 

 

 

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for pets, people, and policy

Ben from eightstep me and Bader Philanthropies says, ''I've known Sara my entire life, but it wasn’t until recently that I truly introduced myself to her. Since then, my feelings of depression and loneliness have gone from overwhelming to practically non-existent. Sara has guided me from my comfort zone [...] to a space where I can feel secure in my vulnerability – not just with others, but with myself! She is such an amazing and thorough consultant that I am making it my full-time job to pay it forward and help others find this vision of community that Sara has given me.''

 

 

 
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HEEL ME

Seth says, ''When I met Sara, no one had known that I desired an emotional support animal for several years now. I've mentioned how much animals, especially cats, calm me...but I've never felt valid in needing emotional support from a cat, much less people. Sara helps me feel empowered - to give myself permission to need more than I can provide for myself. She makes me feel not only heard but also cared about, both professionally and on a more personal friendship level. I trust her and value her advice, encouragement, and knowledge with service animals and emotional support animals. She's a true friend and hard worker.''

photo credits and copyright: Julia Brandreth