Archive for the 'Health and Wellness ' Category

Senior Dogs: BARK’s current issue

My favorite publication is BARK and the current issue is totally dedicated to senior dogs – the articles range from helpful tips, senior massage therapy to delightful editorial and stories about living with senior dogs – first some personal thoughts...

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Therapy Animals: benefits

Ok – none of my dogs are therapy animals but they’re all adopted and came with baggage. I’m considering going through the Delta Society training with Sandy the oldest or Shermie since he’s great with kids and well anyone. I’m...

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Skin care: grateful for healthy, shiny coats

Hi all -short post as I’m watching the Oscars which I love to do every year. I wanted to make a comment about what I think really helps make all three dog’s coats looks shiny and healthy. From time to...

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Flower Essences: flowers as a healing method?

I’ve been using flower essences for years. I started reading a book called “Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats” by Cheryl Schwartz, DVM and since writing all over the book and placing sticky notes throughout it I’ve seen first hand...

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Acupuncture: Has gone to the dogs…

Acupuncture: Has gone to the dogs…

Hello! Hope this Monday finds you well -below are some thoughts about acupuncture for dogs… and one article worth flagging about a families adventure with their three legged dog named Jerry that recently passed away from cancer. This is a...

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Senior Dogs: part two -under water physical therapy

Senior Dogs: part two -under water physical therapy

Thanks so much for all your kind words and encouragement – this will be clumsy as I get started so advice is welcome! First – links for the two articles I mentioned are: http://www.whole-dog-journal.com/ http://www.vet.cornell.edu/publicresources/dog.htm (I accidentally added these to...

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Keeping my nose to the ground… lesson 1

Keeping my nose to the ground… lesson 1

My first post on my life with dogs – three hounds to be exact. What I want to address in this first post is the lesson these furry kids are always teaching me when we’re on walks. I watch them...

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