|Posted on 26 August, 2019 at 18:10||comments (0)|
When we take our puppy home, the joy, love and fun that we will have together are all that is on our minds. We go through all the stages through to adolescence and hopefully a full and healthy life to old age. Finally, we arrive at the time we dread, our elderly dog at the final stages of life. This is heart breaki...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 8 August, 2019 at 5:50||comments (0)|
Puppy And Kitten Socialization
Socialisation begins with your puppy from the moment they are born from their mother and interaction with their siblings. Puppies are extremely dependent on their mothers for the first weeks of thei...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 21 July, 2019 at 0:40||comments (0)|
In this article I want to discuss issues which affect cats and dogs when moving house. It can be a stressful event for humans and especially stressful, confusing and upsetting for animals. Cats and dogs a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 14 July, 2019 at 4:45||comments (0)|
The Hoof and Paw Tree of Needs
This is how I teach to my students in my Hoof and Paw Academy: I put the emotional needs first. It may not be the normal conventional theory but it has worked well for me over the last 14 years.
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|Posted on 10 July, 2019 at 0:50||comments (0)|
When I was taught Reiki and began my holistic animal practice, I never envisaged teaching an animal holistic module at a veterinary college. Kathleen Prasad was my teacher and is the leading expert in the world in Reiki techniques with animals, I learnt to Master level and have taught and practiced Reiki for many years and run many Reiki workshops.
Frans Stein, after the death of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 30 June, 2019 at 15:25||comments (0)|
Bramble five freedoms
The Five Freedoms were developed in response to a 1965 United Kingdom Government report on livestock husbandry. The Five Freedoms set standards for humane animal care which was initially set for livestock...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 24 June, 2019 at 6:10||comments (0)|
You have reached the age of retirement and you have happy times ahead to enjoy with family, friends, and your dogs, who may very well be in their golden years also. It may be daunting to think that your canine companions may be coming to the end of their lives, and what do you do when that devastating sad time arrives?
You are still agil...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 19 May, 2019 at 7:30||comments (0)|
Exercise is a key part of our dog’s health, happiness and wellbeing. Exercise maintains a healthy weight, muscle mass, and keeps joints mobile, it is part of your dogs’ natural instincts to be active and is a key part of your dog’s health.
Exercise avoids health problems and natural light has many benefits on mental and physical he...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 4 May, 2019 at 8:05||comments (0)|
Alabama dog rot was first identified amongst greyhounds in the state of Alabama in the 1980s. After the first flare up, the number of reported cases dwindled and as no clinical research was carried out, the disease was almost relegated to history. Because no one has been able to determine what causes the disease, it is now only recognisable by its collection of clinical symptoms. The Environment Agency ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 16 June, 2018 at 3:45||comments (0)|
Not sure if you're a dog or cat person but researching your first pet? Great! Taking a look at your current living situation may help you to determine whether to welcome a feline or canine or perhaps a different critter entirely!
These loyal fur-faces require more time, attention, and money than most other critters. Because they're pack anima...Read Full Post »