MEET LEE LEE MILNER
The one thread that connects every phase of Lee Lee Milner's life is dogs. Thanks to her father Robert Milner, the renowned dog trainer who introduced English labs to America, she's been consumed by black, yellow, and on a rare occasion, chocolate labs. More recently, English cockers and their small but mighty attitudes have entered her world as have a variety of pointing breeds ranging from English setters and pointers, shorthairs among others. The most connecting times for Lee Lee have been when her trained dogs are put to work in the waterfowl marshes and in the uplands. As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner by trade, Lee Lee has been keenly aware of the connection between dogs and healing. The bond between working breeds and owners is powerful for it improves insight, wisdom, and self-awareness. Dog training improves self-confidence and independence and it delivers it with the connection found in love and in discipline. The poet W.H. Auden once said "in moments of joy each of us wishes we had a tail we could wag." Girls with Gundogs draws from that spirit and it is a concept designed around sharing the magical connection of dogs with women. Along the way we'll talk about conservation, the rich fabric of our sporting heritage, and spend time in the outdoors. Bring your pup or work with one of ours. We've got more than enough to go around.