Posts Tagged "natural animal care"


“The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering the attitudes of their minds.” ~Albert Schweitzer As animal naturopaths, we know and teach that no matter what the dis-ease of the animal’s body (or mind), no matter what “label” (aka diagnosis) a veterinarian might put on it, that focusing on the symptoms as anything more than a road map to guide us will NEVER facilitate healing or...

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Understanding Wellness

Understanding Wellness


Posted By on Feb 24, 2017

“If you look at healthcare today, it’s all about disease. It’s not about understanding wellness at all.” ~Leroy Hood In a recent short article I wrote I was focusing on the difference of the common “health” mindset in our country (possibly the world at this point). I put quotation marks around the word “health” because we have somehow gotten it all skewed to be synonymous with the word...

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“Going Green” Fail – Part 1

“Going Green” Fail – Part 1


Posted By on May 20, 2016

“I’ve been working to protect consumers from harmful products for almost 20 years now, but what I’ve discovered about these cleaners still shocks me. I hope you’ll take some time to learn the truth about the products you use so you can continue to keep your family safe.” ~Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group For a few years now the phrase “going green” has been used to entice the growing market for only “natural” eco-safe...

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The Howling Game


Posted By on Mar 23, 2015

About three months ago King (my American Bully) began playing a game with me that is not only funny but a lot of fun for me – and a nice release for him I am sure. I call it the Howling Game – even though it starts with a whole bunch of barking. King will sometimes initiate the play by running to get a toy and have me play tuggie wit him. His primary aim isn’t to play with me but to entice Schatzie (my Carolina Dog...

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Parasites, Obesity and Paw Chewing


Posted By on Apr 9, 2013

To clarify before I share my own approach to handling three of the most common ailments I hear about – parasites, obesity and paw chewing – I am an animal naturopath. I help my clients learn how to care for their dogs through the laws of health (naturopathic principles) with the foundation on nutrition. Typically I can give them a “what I’d do if it were my dog” answer. I have lumped all three symptoms of parasites, obesity and paw...

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