Today, we are starting yet another new feature here on AMG: Friday links. There is so much research being done all over the world and fascinating results and stories are being published every day, but it can be challenging to find the time to sift through the general avalanche of information we are all bombarded [...]
When we were children we had great access to our heart centre and our magical intuitive sensitivity. Can you
remember what this felt like? Can you remember how it felt to be around animals and all of nature and how attuned you felt with them?
Most of us have memories of this magical connection and even [...]
Heather Merrill, CT, Founder and Director of New England Pet Hospice & Home Care, a mobile service based in Sudbury, Mass., will be speaking to a leading training program for veterinarians and veterinary technicians about how animal hospice can help patients and their owners. Ms Merrill will be joined in the presentation with two staff [...]
Caroline Thomas is the founder and owner of Hoof and Paw Holistic Therapies in Essex, England.
Cattie: I met Caroline several years ago when she was the featured practitioner in the Bach Flower Remedies post we collaborated on a here on AMG. We have stayed in touch, and Caroline has since shared a very moving story about [...]
Amy and Nancy are the founders and owners of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute in Castle Pines, CO.
Cattie: I “virtually met” Amy several years ago when I contacted her to ask if she would be interested in doing a guest post about Tallgrass for AMG. To my delight, she said yes (you can read that post [...]
Karen Ryan is the founder and owner of The Crystal Tiger in Toronto, Ontario.
Cattie: I first got to know Karen a few years ago when I interviewed her about using crystals with animals, something I didn’t know anything about, and it was fascinating. We have kept in touch and she has been helping out with [...]
Lola Michelin is the founder and owner of the Northwest School of Animal Massage on Vashon Island, WA.
Cattie: I first met Lola when I interviewed her here on AMG (click here to read the interview). I had long been intrigued by her work with exotic animals and it was such a treat to get to [...]
Lisa is the founder and owner of Lively Dog in N. Grosvenordale, CT.
Cattie: I first met Lisa through Bancroft’s animal massage online discussion group, and was immediately impressed with her wealth of knowledge. People in the group ask a LOT of questions about pretty much everything related to animal health, as well as the practicalities [...]
Julie Lines is the founder and owner of Voice of the Animals and The Purpose of Species, based in South Derbyshire, England.
Cattie: Julie and I met online a while back (you may have read her guest post here last year – if not, check it out, I highly recommend it!) and immediately hit it off. [...]
Beth Innis is the founder and owner of Sleepy Dog Acupuncture in Medford, MA.
Cattie: I first met Beth a few years ago when she came to our house to give our dog Sadie acupuncture. It was a very difficult time for us – Sadie was battling cancer and was going downhill fast and I was [...]
2013 is going to be a year of change at Animal Massage Guide.
I started this blog in 2008 when increasingly severe allergies forced me to close my small animal massage business “Nimble Limbs Animal Massage”. I did it both because even though I wasn’t able to do massage on animals any more, I wanted others [...]
The spring season in the UK is as active as it is here in the US, and “special days” abound as well. As usual, if you know of an event that belongs on this list, just contact me and let me know, and I will add it.
April 1 – May 6 – National Pet Month
It has definitely been a cold spring around here, but the trees are finally starting to show signs of life and you can tell that as soon as the real warmth hits, it’ll all happen overnight. As always, this is an incredibly busy season with lots of classes and workshops all over the country, and almost [...]
We’re back with part 3 of the homeopathy series – the last half of my interview with Shirley where she gives us tips on how to give our pets homeopathic remedies, shares lots more great information, her favorite remedies to keep on hand, ways you can learn if you want to study homeopathy more in-depth, [...]
Welcome to the second installment of our 3-part mini-series on homeopathy – the first half of my interview with animal homeopath Shirley Moore.
As I mentioned in an earlier post – Notes From the Conference on Complementary Animal Healing – I had the pleasure of attending a talk on homeopathy for animals by Shirley this past [...]
This is part 1 in a 3-part mini series on Homeopathy. In this post, we’ll get a short introduction to and learn about the history of homeopathy, how it works and where it stands in medicine around the world today.
Parts 2 and 3, which will be posted in the next few days, feature an interview [...]
I was so excited when this book arrived in the mail, not only because I was dying to read it, but also because the photos on the cover and back of the book were taken by me! You may not know this, but I am also a freelance photographer. I have so far kept the [...]
I just the other day came across an interesting article from Norway: In doing research on hip dysplasia in dogs for her doctoral thesis, Randi I. Krontveit found that environment plays a bigger role than earlier thought when it comes to canine hip dysplasia (CHD). Surprisingly, heavy weight and rapid growth, which are usually blamed [...]
Happy Spring, everybody! Here in the northeastern US, it is starting out wonderfully – the sun is shining, the snow is melting, and I saw the first snowdrops of the season just the other day. And just like here in the US, there is plenty of activity and many fun workshops scheduled for the next few [...]
We’re almost through another winter and with spring around the corner, activity is picking up everywhere. This is one of the longest lists we have had so far, and there are lots of fun classes going on all around the country.
As usual, if you know of an event that belongs on this list, please contact [...]