Tania and her dog Kelsey make a striking pair as they walk every day near their home on the Victorian Surf Coast. Kelsey is a handsome Rottweiler and Tania a tall, fit woman in her 40s.
Some days they head for the beach, other days along the banks of the Barwon River.Although Tania enjoys the exercise, it’s the companionship with Kelsey and beauty of the surroundings that never fail to lift her spirits.‘I love animals,’ she says, ‘and I particularly love dogs.
Some of us with mental illness can become self-absorbed. Whenever I am with Kelsey, and particularly when we are out walking, I focus on her rather than myself.Read more on sane.org