A long, long time ago, not even three months back, the February brief was all about traveling and dogs. How visiting other lands and having a dog in your life can both be profound experiences. Then I was talking up a trip to Italy, now I don’t even consider wandering off my patio. As we are suddenly putting travel plans on hold, we have an opportunity to look for ways to be of service in our communities. That’s where the dogs make another ‘brief’ appearance. This time the ways that dogs help us.