What is acupuncture for pets? It’s easier than you think to use it

Have you heard about this interesting treatment? Acupuncture for pets is becoming much more common than it used to be. Although It’s been around for roughly 3,000 years, it didn’t get to U.S. pets until the 1970s. In the last decade or two, it’s become pretty easy to find an acupuncturist for your pet. Acupuncture […]

Apple cider vinegar and your pet. How can it help?

Have you heard? Apple cider vinegar can help your pets. Apple cider vinegar has been around forever! Maybe you cook with it. Or it’s possible you use it for cleaning. You could use it to clean your skin or even condition your hair. Apple cider vinegar gets mentioned pretty often online as being beneficial to […]

Essential oils for your pets. What’s the buzz?

Essential oils. What are they? Essential oils are compounds that come from parts of various plants. The plants are distilled or otherwise broken down to the oils that are considered essential oils. Each plant has unique properties that may have therapeutic effects on the individual using them. They can be used aromatically (inhaled), topically (on […]

Pet healthcare; traditional or alternative?

Your pet needs healthcare sometimes. Pet healthcare is super important if you’re going to give your pet their best life. Do you know all the options available for helping your pet look and feel their best? Traditional pet healthcare Most people know that a veterinarian is a pet doctor. Vets have been helping pets for […]

Can animal Reiki help my pet? Find out more!

What is Animal Reiki? Animal Reiki (pronounced “ray” “key”) uses energy to heal and relax the receiver of the energy.   The term Reiki means “rei” or universal life and “ki” or energy.  It is the idea that everything is connected through energy. Usui Sensei started it on humans in Japan in the early 1900s.   […]

Dog Hydrotherapy; what is it and how can it help you dog?

What is dog hydrotherapy? Dog hydrotherapy defined. Hydro = water.  Therapy = treatment of a problem.  Then add in your dog.  Basically, it’s using the benefits of water to treat a problem.  While there are lots of variations, it’s basically one of three things;  Whirlpool –  Your dog gets in a whirlpool with warm water […]

A pet chiropractor can help your pet. Here’s how!

What is a pet chiropractor? A pet chiropractor is a practitioner who manipulates misaligned joints to bring them back to a healthy state. A pet chiropractor is a chiropractor that specializes in the treatment of pets.   In the U.S., a pet chiropractor has to earn an undergraduate degree, then either a degree as a human […]

The Healing Touch for Dogs; a must read.

Why read “The Healing Touch for Dogs”? Healing touch is a technique intended to help relax and heal your pets. I just finished reading “The Healing Touch for Dogs” by Dr. Michael W. Fox.  So, I’m a book nerd.  I love reading and learning about new stuff. And I love finding new and better ways […]

Is horse massage a thing? Yes. It is! Your horse will love it!

  What is horse massage? Horse massage, also known as Equine Sports Massage Therapy, is the therapeutic application of hands-on deep tissue techniques to the voluntary muscle system of the horse. Whew! That’s a mouthful! Essentially, the massage therapist uses their hands to work on the muscles of the horse in order to: increase circulation reduce muscle […]

What is CBD oil? Find out more about how it can help your pets here!

CBD Oil Seems like I hear about CBD oil pretty much anywhere I turn lately. It’s on blogs. Vendors are selling it online and at pet events. Magazines are running articles. People are talking about it. A Lot! This is most likely for a couple of reasons. First, it’s legal in many states that didn’t […]