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 [...]
Today’s post is a great video talk by Jo Maldonado on energy therapies for both humans and dogs, and how our thoughts and feelings impact our animals.
It’s easy to forget, but I have noticed again and again that when I’m working with an animal, especially those with emotional issues, my own energy level and mood [...]
Photo by Jesse 757
Since many of us don’t live close to areas where the complementary animal health classes we want to take are taught, I thought I’d put together a list of online training classes, webinars, teleclasses, correspondence courses, distance learning programs, etc. – all the different ways you can study from home.
This list [...]
This past weekend, I attended the first Conference on Complementary Animal Healing in Boxborough, MA, organized by Maureen Harmonay of Animal Translations, and wanted to share my notes with you.
We were around 40 people and 6 dogs who gathered on Sunday morning (the conference was Sunday and Monday, but I was only able to go [...]
I just the other day found out about this very interesting upcoming conference in Boxborough, MA, and wanted to share it with you.
Paddington & Kathleen Prasad © Jenner Rose Photography
Sponsored by Animal Translations, it is the first of what founder Maureen Harmonay hopes will become an annual event. I asked Maureen what inspired her [...]
The Shelter Animal Reiki Association was founded in 2008 by Kathleen Prasad (who is also the founder of Animal Reiki Source and the featured practitioner in the first Reiki post here on AMG) and Leah D’Ambrosio, Animal Reiki practitioner, Reiki teacher and a volunteer with the Humane Society Silicon Valley.
Kathleen and Leah started SARA [...]
Today’s post comes from Kathleen Prasad, who was our featured practitioner in the very first post in this series (Alternative Healing Modality: Reiki). I went into more detail about what Reiki is and how it works in that post so I won’t repeat it here, but just quickly for those who are unfamiliar with it: [...]
Summer is behind us and the days are quickly getting shorter. Here in the Northeast, the air has already taken on a fall-like feel and more and more leaves are gathering on the sidewalks. I love fall, but it’s always hard to say goodbye to summer, especially one that was as spectacular as this one.
This case study comes from Aileen D’Angelo, founder and owner of Hoof, Paw & Claw in Northborough, Massachusetts. Aileen is a Reiki Master and teacher and has been practicing Reiki since 1996. She is also an animal communicator and a certified Canine Trigger Point Myotherapist.
A member of the Animal Wellness Association, a a Registered Reiki [...]
Many people would be surprised to learn that practitioners of alternative and complementary medicine not only focus on people’s pets, but also wildlife, zoo, and farm animals. It’s important to not forget about them, or take them for granted. They are living beings with feelings and emotions just like us, and deserve to be treated [...]
As I mentioned in my post on Friday, I’m starting a new series here at AMG where we learn more about a specific healing modality in each post and also get to meet a practitioner and read one of their case studies. I’m very excited about this series; it’s fascinating to read all the stories, [...]
There are many ways to promote health through touch, and animal massage therapists are often trained in several different therapies. These are just short overviews of each therapy – to learn more about either one, click on the case study links below each.
Do you know of, or are you practicing, a modality not listed here? [...]