I love my job! Working in holistic animal (and human) care means that I really need to ensure that I am looking at the complete lifecycle, environment, energy and physiology – the more we understand about our internal and external environment the better care of ourselves and those in our care we can take! This… Continue reading SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL- LOOK AFTER YOUR MICROORGANISMS AND THEY WILL LOOK AFTER YOU!
I hope you have been enjoying working with you herbs and powders with your animals. This week I will introduce the concept of working with essential oils with animals. The beauty of this is that all the essential oils that you have in your home kit can also be used with your animals, and Caroline… Continue reading 8 TOP TIPS FOR USING ESSENTIAL OILS AND FLORAL/AROMATIC WATERS FOR ANIMALS
Herbs Rock! Last week I introduced the concept of self-selection to you, and this week I hope you are going to have some fun with your animals trying a few simple self-selection techniques! These blogs are not intended to fully train anyone how to work with self-selection with their animal, but they will introduce you… Continue reading CHECK OUT THESE GREAT SELF SELECTION TECHNIQUES FOR YOUR ANIMALS
2016 is going to be the year when people really take back control of their physical and emotional health, and Alison’s wonderful site gives people some amazing tips on how to do this. As animal owners, one special gift we can give to the animals is to help them help themselves take control of their… Continue reading THE YEAR OF CHOICE AND CONTINUOUS LEARNING
We all love consistency and in many ways our animals are very like us. Even though we like a bit of excitement in our lives at times, we love consistency too. Animals are often reliant on their ‘owners’ for food, environment, play, health care, stimulation etc. Who can remember being a child and being reliant… Continue reading GIVE YOUR ANIMALS THE GIFT OF CONSISTENCY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Christmas is nearly here and all of us sharing our lives with animals are probably looking at what we can get our special friend at this time of year! Christmas is a time for giving and sharing times with loved ones, but it is important to keep your pets safe and happy this Christmas! Here… Continue reading WHAT YOUR ANIMALS REALLY WANT FOR CHRISTMAS
Life is a journey, we never stop learning. Just as we are all individual, so are our animals. However, we are also able to quite confidently understand certain species specific needs which, if not met, will cause stress to our animals. Listening is a key skill for successful relationships, most people acknowledge that if we… Continue reading WE NEVER STOP LEARNING!
At this time of year people are more conscious about seeing their friends, recommencing with distant friends who they may not have seen or spoken to at all, and being more aware of visiting those who may be on their own. We all know how amazing it feels to know that someone is there for… Continue reading ANIMALS NEED FRIENDS TOO
As an animal therapist I visit many different environments. It can be hard at times, as I have been invited in by the ‘owner’ to help their animals, but sometimes the situations still shock me. It is vital that I stay non-judgemental and that I approach every situation with love and compassion. I always do.… Continue reading WORDS HURT
Many of us are constantly working on self-development. It is really helpful when doing so to have a deep understanding of your true emotions, value systems and dreams. Often we as humans can say one thing and mean another. This can be for a variety of reasons, including not really understanding what we truly feel,… Continue reading ANIMALS AS MIRRORS?