Podcast 22: @itsawillaworld with Dena Coukoulis

Ready for another podcast? We thought so. This time around, we’re speaking with Dena Coukoulis of @itsawillaworld.



When her son returned from the Marines a few years ago, Dena Coukoulis knew he was not himself and was suffering from PTSD and she needed to do something about it. Dena speaks with Loni Edwards, Founder of The Dog Agency and PetInsider, about how a video of her gifting her veteran son a dog for Christmas went viral, how the dog, Willa, has helped her son turn his life around, and how the experience led her to write a children’s book about the importance of talking about your feelings.


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Maureen Dempsey

Maureen Dempsey is a freelance writer living in New York with an ancient, 14-year-old chihuahua and a feisty, young dachshund.

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