How to Reduce Stress From Fireworks For Your Animal

Natural Ways to Reduce Stress from Fireworks for Your Animals Here are some top tips to help you help your animal stay stress-free, naturally. Despite firework noise! AromatherapyLavender is a herb that’s usually used to calm and relax.  Diffusion is often a good way to use essential oils in stressful situations – but of course,…

Top reasons why your horse will love shiatsu

Hello What is Shiatsu? Shiatsu shares the principles of acupuncture. But there are no needles used. It’s so termed a ‘non-invasive’ therapy. Shiatsu uses finger pressure applied at “acupressure points”. These gently stimulate the natural healing ability of the body. Why Shiatsu for your horse? Your horse may find Shiatsu helpful as part of his…

How To Help Your Horse Be Less Stressed?

Hello Does your horse seem “clingy” or looks upset if his or her favourite herd companion has other things to do? The look on my horse’s face when her closest horse friend goes off to graze with another horse says it all. She’s not happy! So usually it results in my horse rushing along and…

Discover Reiki For Your Horse (or Other Animal)

Hello 🙂 I’ve discussed Reiki in previous blog posts (Reiki and Energy Healing), but having spoken to some fellow animal lovers recently who didn’t know much about it, I thought it’d be helpful to provide a bit more information about this sometimes misunderstood and sometimes mysterious therapy. Reiki is an energy therapy. Everyone has energy. Even…

Game Changing Thoughts…

Hello 🙂   Thoughts. We have these no matter what we do, whether we’re riding our horses, walking our dogs, caring for our animals or family/friends or running our business or working. We all have ‘self-talk’ around our thoughts, and this can include doubt and judgement on ourselves or others.  This can affect us more…

Your Animal Care Social Media Story

Hi, Have you ever wondered how some people seem to find social media easy? It’s important to remember that not everyone is like that, so if you’re a bit unsure how to use it for your animal care business, then you’re not alone! Even people who appear to be super-confident or an “expert” aren’t necessarily…

Has Your Animal Tried Osteopathy?

Hello 🙂 Welcome to this latest blog post – this time i’m introducing you to osteopathy – what this therapy is and how it can be used to help your animals. What is Osteopathy? Osteopathy is a therapy that was developed in the late 1800’s in the USA, with the aim of helping the human…

Dog Safety Tips #1

Hello 🙂 Having seen a couple of near-misses with dogs today, it’s prompted me to write a quick post with some tips to help keep your dogs safe (and happy).  Although it’s basic common sense, it sometimes helps to have a reminder! No matter how well trained we think our dogs are, when it comes…

Excitable Horse or Dog? Could This Therapy Help?

Hello 🙂 For many of us who keep animals, at some point or another we will have an over-excited animal.  Particularly if we have horses and go to a show/event – many horses, can find it an exciting experience – sometimes this can lead to them losing focus despite our best efforts and training. I’ve…

Would you love to work with dogs?

Hello There are many career opportunities if you’d like to work with dogs – including dog specific jobs such as dog grooming, dog walking to a complementary therapist for dogs (e.g. canine bowen therapy, canine massage, etc). Or you could be an all-round animal care professional such as a Veterinary Surgeon (specialising ultimately in small…

Remedy to “Rescue” an Upset Animal?

Hello As many of you know I love Bach Flower Remedies – as are simple yet helpful.  One of the most widely known remedies is Rescue Remedy – although I know some people don’t really know it is a Bach Flower Remedy – and instead just think it’s something useful to reduce stress and panic.  I…