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Pet Loss & A Tribute To Emily (Dogs with Cancer Series)

With a very heavy heart, this isn’t the next blog I had in mind when writing a series about cancer. The write up on diet is almost done, but instead, I write about not only the inevitable of losing your pet, I write about losing my own beloved Emily, my pit pull, my only “foster fail”, my heart, my family …

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Dog’s with Cancer: Series Introduction

Dogs with cancer is becoming more and more common. Did you know that, “approximately one in four dogs will develop neoplasia and almost half the dogs over the age 10 will get cancer”, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Statistics are staggering for the amount of beings – human and animals – that get cancer. Cancer is something that …

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Caring for A Senior Pet – The Last Chapter

Hospice Care for Pets I have started to write about a very emotional and sensitive topic it seems a 100 times over – senior pet care…. but I have yet to get out the right words, to connect in a “blog” on such a personal level, that you hear me and you understand that I am here for you and your …

Animal Communication Helps Pushy Pony and Her Person

A horse’s behavior sure can tell us that something is wrong, but sometimes we need to dig deeper to find answers to help us start to make positive changes.  This is where animal communication often comes into play with people and their loved animal companions.  Read about how animal communication and essential oils helped bring Lilly Mae and Jill to …

Equine Massage Helps in Horse’s Recovery

Animal’s Name: Rockin’ Ravi Barn Name: Ravi Breed: Holsteiner           Age: 13 Discipline: Hunter / Eventing Ravi’s Person: Karen Karen and Ravi have been a team for the last four years and started competing about a year later in hunter and eventing. While they love competing, their biggest goal and achievement is about their personal relationship and being on the same …

Why Dog Athlete Gets Dog Massages and More

Roue: Kansosaks Que Baton Rouge Omax Rottweiler Birthday: July 7, 2008 Disciplines: Obedience, Rally, Agility, Fly Ball, Lure Course, Barn Hunt Roue’s Person: Pat Roue is a beautiful and fun-loving dog that might fool you into thinking that it’s all fun and games, well, because it is! She is a true athlete that loves to work and she’ll give just …

Dog Massage Keeps Spondylosis at Bay

Yoshi 14 Years Old Shih Tzu-Poodle Yoshi’s People: Jeremy and Angie Yoshi has been a family dog her whole life, and currently loving life as an “only child”. Some of her favorite things to do is go for walks, snuggle and she is a fierce protector of Angie. Her size doesn’t matter to this little dog! She is a protector …

Arabian Horse, Bourbin, Gets Massages to Keep Him Vibrant

Animal’s Name: Bourbin Registered Name: VDF Bourbin Disciplines: English & Western School Horse Breed: Arabian,  Age: 27 Here’s Bourbin’s story, written by his person, Pam. Bourbin was born and raised at the Ames Farms in Jordan; Cedar Ridge Arabians. He was in training to do park walking and trotting but became one of their school horses instead for English and …

Raindrop Technique for Dogs & Horses

Out of the Box Thinking on Supplementation Many of us think of taking a pill when we hear the word “supplement”, but they don’t have to come in the form of a pill. There are other options such as, tea, essential oils and herbs. Therapeutic-grade essential oils can be added to a dog or horse’s food, inhaled or applied topically. …

Is Cold Weather Causing Your Cat or Dog to Itch?

We get a lot of inquiries about how to help cats and dogs with itchy, dry skin this time of year. Winter in Minnesota means it is cold and dry! Often our first recommendation is to review their diet, but if their diet has not been changed recently and it appears the dry, irritated skin has onset with the change …