Joyce Benning

Special Episode: Beagle Love (Marla Patrick)

Marla Patrick is the owner of Smoky Valley Dog Center. She alternates living between her home on a farm near Lindsborg, Kansas, and her island home on Caye Caulker Belize. In Marla’s spare time, she grooms for island dogs in need at no cost; is an ambassador for the Beagle Freedom Project; collects supplies for the Caye Caulker Humane Society; and school supplies for the island’s school children. She recently started collecting eyeglasses and hearing aids for the elderly of Caye Caulker. She lives with her husband, Jeff, and they share three children, five grandchildren, three dogs, and two granddogs.

Joyce Benning
Joyce Benning

Hello to all! I am a born, bred & raised country girl! Passion is caring for animals with a natural approach along with inspiring women to live a Robust Lifestyle! Dogs & horses have always been a huge part of my life. They have taught me so much about living a full life! My red heeler dog Groucho, whom is my Best Buddy has taught me to never give up and live with Faith not Fear! Their love for you is by the kindness and love you have in your heart. Enjoy inspiring women to love themselves for who they are as each one is created unique. Motivate women to realize their true given talents and not compare themselves to others. Empower women to share their talents to make the world a better place for all!

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