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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …