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CBD Oil For Pets 101

If you have a dog or cat who is aging, ill, not behaving, showing crankiness, acting out of character, or injured, there’s a great chance that CBD oil for pets can help. No matter where you are or who you are talking to about your pet’s overall health and wellness, you’re going to hear about CBD oil. Because CBD oil …

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Dog Massage: What Happens To Your Dog & YOU?

When our beloved pets age, get injured, or are diagnosed with a disease or condition, it’s so difficult for the people who love them. All we want to do is understand how they feel and provide them with some relief. One of the most effective and rewarding therapies you can provide for your dog is canine massage. Canine massage is …

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Top Signs Your Dog Is In Pain

When we think of sick or injured dogs, usually the picture that comes to mind is an animal who is limping or visibly in distress. But the reality is, unless the injury or illness is severe, we may not even know when our dogs are experiencing discomfort. That’s because animals are experts at hiding pain and discomfort! Why Do Dogs …

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Grief is Messy – Losing a Loved One

Loss is loss is loss, no matter what species and what your relationship to the one that passed on, be it a human, a cat, dog, horse or other pet. If you cared for them, it hurts and it causes grief. And grief is a form of trauma. I will also acknowledge that all grief is not the identical and …

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Dog Massage for Behavioral Issues

We expect a lot of our pets at times. When your dog does not have an outlet, feels overwhelmed, over-worked, or frustrated, you may see those symptoms in their behavior. Most dogs are not intentionally mean, disrespectful, “wild”, or disobedient – they are simply trying to communicate with us. They’re telling us something is wrong and their new behavior challenges …

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Animal Communication – Frequently Asked Questions About Having A Session

Animal communication is a great way to better understand how your animal companion is feeling physically, emotionally and help determine what they want.  It’s especially comforting to do with seniors to help manage their quality of life and provide you with clarity, understanding and often validation as they near their time here with us.  You can find more blog posts …

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Dog Massage: Dogs Respond Like Dogs

It happens occasionally with the young, busy dogs during their massage or older dogs or really, any dog; they fall asleep or relax quietly during their massage. Bless their hearts. You see, it’s a big misconception that during a dog massage, dogs will act like humans… lay down, relax, stay still, fall asleep, sigh etc. Some do learn what’s happening …

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Connecting with Your Horse

I wonder what the horse world would be like if we shifted our thinking about the way we connect with them, if we formed a relationship with them that is both give and take on a deeper emotional level, being mindful and intentional about the time we spend with them. More than that just keeping them safe and feeding them …

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Dogs with Cancer Series: Healing Benefits of Canine Massage

As many of you know, I recently lost my beloved pit bull Emily to cancer. Losing her was incredibly painful and emotional, and you can read about it in my blog. Through it all, I found solace in giving her massages to help ease some of her pain. Emily loved massages, stretching and rolling along, and it created a special …

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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 …