It is with sadness and anticipation that I am announcing my retirement. Of course, I’ll always be available for my former students to offer a little advice.

My career has been so satisfying and fulfilled my dream of giving back what my first problem dog, SuSu, taught me. I have such fond memories of so many fine students and their wonderful dogs. Each and everyone of you have enriched my life.

Please feel free to contact me at toni@fundawgs.com or 510.326.4597. I hope you will let me know how things are going off and on. I’ll always be interested in getting together – taking a walk, getting coffee – and catching up. I’ll always be happy to talk dog.

And so, I say farewell but not goodbye with a favorite quote.

"Well, here at last, dear friends, on the shores of the sea comes the end of our fellowship in middle-earth.

Go in peace!”

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Gandalf

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Grey Havens, The Return of the King