Posts Tagged "natural rearing of animals"


Often I get asked how much of this or that essential oil to use with a dog and how often. I am happy to say that isn’t a question I answer in the conventional sense because that is a conventional focus. As a matter of fact, that is considered prescribing and treating which only licensed practitioners are allowed to do – and I am fine with that. The reason? Because as an animal naturopath, I have a completely different way...

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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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“A house is not a home without a pet.” ~Anonymous When I was growing up, we always had a wide variety of pets that included dogs, cats, mice, gerbils, guinea pigs, fish and birds. We were also fortunate to be around farm animals as well on my father’s side of the family. It was very normal for families to have at the very least a dog or a cat. In other words, most families had pets when I was growing up and the pets were very much a...

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