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Did you know these harmful chemicals are in many personal care products?

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Dangerous Drugs, Toxins & Chemicals, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature, Natural Yard & Home for Dogs | 0 comments

Did you know these harmful chemicals are in many personal care products?

Something that I am VERY passionate about is sharing with people chemical free living. Removing the harmful chemicals from your lifestyle, including those in your personal care products that can and do affect the overall health of not only yourself but your pets as well, is critical to reaching optimal wellness. In fact, I am so passionate about this, that I am writing a class that will be available in 2015 on a Chemical Free Lifestyle for Pets that we will offer for pet owners at the American Council of Animal Naturopathy. You may believe...

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How Pets Can Benefit the Lives of Children

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Feature, Human-Animal Bond Articles | Comments Off

How Pets Can Benefit the Lives of Children

“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 part of the family. It was also expected that we children had to carry a portion of the responsibility in the...

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Remembering Meesh

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Dog Health - Immune System, Feature, Pet Loss | Comments Off

Remembering Meesh

Two years ago yesterday we laid you to rest, out of your suffering and pain, but ours remained. Two years and we have missed you every single day. You gave us so much in the short 13 months you graced our lives. In fact, everything changed because of you and for the better! You opened doors into my heart, my mind, my emotions, and showed me things that have hindered my life from blossoming into its fullness. We are so grateful God allowed you into our lives!! You taught us so much and now King and Schatzie have come and carry the torch...

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Assisting My Own Dogs Naturally

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Aromatherapy for Dogs, Calming Aids, Canine Naturopathy, Coat & Skin Support, Dangerous Drugs, Toxins & Chemicals, Dog & Cat Allergies, Dog & Cat Vaccinations, Dog Health - Immune System, Dog Nutrition, Emotional Issues, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature, Herbal Health for Pets, Human-Animal Bond Articles, Natural Dental & Grooming for Pets, Natural Modalities for Dogs, Raw Feeding | 0 comments

Assisting My Own Dogs Naturally

Recently my own dogs have experienced some health issues which does not surprise me. Not because I am not naturally rearing them but because they were not reared naturally prior to coming to me. Detoxification and vaccine damage can be challenging but we stay the course because it is the right thing to do. Here are a couple of their current challenges and how I am assisting my own dogs naturally. Keep in mind that both dogs have been with us for over a year. King since February 2013, and Schatzie since June 2013. Schatzie is over eight years...

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The Heartworm Scare

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Aromatherapy for Dogs, Dangerous Drugs, Toxins & Chemicals, Dog Dangerous Drugs & Chemicals, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature, Natural Yard & Home for Dogs, Parasite Prevention, Preventing Pests -Fleas, ticks, mites | Comments Off

The Heartworm Scare

The heartworm scare – we’ve all been there because they are scary. It is scary to know they can kill our dogs. Years ago when I worked in veterinary medicine as a tech, I saw many dogs have to be treated for heartworm which was rather awful as we used arsenic to kill the heartworms but it often killed the dog in the process. But the REAL scare is the lie that using these toxins is somehow prevention and safe. On our dog group I recently stated in response to someone who called them poisons that was the key word: poison. And I also...

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Using Essential Oils in Animal Care

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Animal Naturopathy, Aromatherapy for Dogs, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature | Comments Off

Using Essential Oils in Animal Care

Finally our new book is now available on Amazon!!! We are excited about this because while it isn’t a lengthy book it packs a lot of punch on every page. Our goal was to help everyone understand the role of essential oils in animal care in conjunction with a whole health approach that must be the foundation for good, thriving health in any animal. This book introduces a dynamic way of using therapeutic essential oils with animals. It is time for even so-called “alternative health” to learn how to shift attention from the...

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Pest Control: Poisoning our pets through conventional “prevention” methods

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Animal Naturopathy, Canine Naturopathy, Dangerous Drugs, Toxins & Chemicals, Dog Health - Immune System, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature, Natural Modalities for Dogs, Natural Yard & Home for Dogs, Preventing Pests -Fleas, ticks, mites | 0 comments

Pest Control: Poisoning our pets through conventional “prevention” methods

Conventional pest control is a common practice among pet owners these days. After all, we’ve been taught to be afraid, be very afraid of the wicked diseases and pestilence they bring. Yes, I know about Lyme’s disease among other things and I am not discounting that but we have been looking at this all wrong thanks to modern scare tactics convincing us that the only solution is to poison the heck out of these pests and then label it “prevention“. We are, however, poisoning our beloved pets in the process as well. These...

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Dog’s Chronic Ear Infection

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Aromatherapy for Dogs, Coat & Skin Support, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature, Natural Modalities for Dogs | Comments Off

Dog’s Chronic Ear Infection

This is a great story shared a couple of weeks ago by my friend, Erika Haferkorn of Red Angel Raw Treats and used with permission: “Some know that I’ve been dealing with chronic ear infections on Bridget for pretty much her whole life. We just started to get them under control with diet and cleaning and then had the pyometra which required emergency spay and of course they pumped her full of antibiotics at the time of surgery and then her ears blew up worse than ever. Finally Success! I started doing massages on her ears (on the...

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Essential Oils Animal Care Kits

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Aromatherapy for Dogs, Coat & Skin Support, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature, Parasite Prevention, Preventing Pests -Fleas, ticks, mites, YLEO Business Opportunity | Comments Off

Essential Oils Animal Care Kits

I just returned from an eight day trip to Salt Lake City, UT for the Young Living Essential Oils 2014 Dream Convention – and I am forever changed and grateful for this company! This year they rolled out new Essential Oils Animal Care Kits for the first time ever. They are SO popular they sold out at Convention (thankfully I got my kit reserved) and then when they went online Monday, they sold out again. The good news is more are now in stock so it is best to hurry and get your kit NOW as I would hate for you to miss out on this...

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Aiding Dogs Using Essential Oils

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Aromatherapy for Dogs, Calming Aids, Emotional Issues, Essential Oils for Animals, Feature, Natural Modalities for Dogs | 0 comments

Aiding Dogs Using Essential Oils

Last month I went to a local dog show to meet my online friend, Erika Haferkorn of Red Angel Raw, YL ID# 1604599. I have purchased her treats for my dogs for the last few years. Erika was at the dog show with her Red Angel Raw booth with the variety of her raw foods and all dehydrated meat treats. She also brought her Young Living Essential Oils with her. While we were there one woman with a German Shorthaired Pointer pup (5 months of age) came around to check out the dog treats. This puppy was a bit skittish, possibly a bit overwhelmed by...

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