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The Dead-end Pathway for Urinary Incontinence

I received an email from one of my holistic vet colleagues today that discussed the topic of urinary incontinence in our pets.  It was a very detailed and scientific-oriented discussion about the most likely causes and what is used conventionally to treat the condition by most vets.  Then, being a holistic vet, she discussed the

The God Particle

In Switzerland, there is an enormous underground LEP.  LEP stands for large electron positron collider.  This giant, circular instrument consisting of magnets in a special alignment, is used to accelerate electrons and positrons (energetic units) near the speed of light.  Once they reach the desired speed, they will often collide and have a reaction.  For

Energy Crisis

This morning I was invited to be a guest on a radio program.  I had a short visit with the program host and then we had five minutes for a news insert.  I sat quietly, waiting to be introduced.  I took advantage of the time and turned my focus inward to that empty space between

The (Un)truth About Holistic Medicine

As most of you know, there is an enormous movement in health care, both human and pet, towards a more natural method of staying healthy.  This is a great thing, if for no other reason than it gets us out of the conditioned mind approach to medicine.  We have been so conditioned for so long

One Word Can Limit Your Suffering

In a recent blog, I discussed how it is impossible for your pet to suffer.  The closest real definition of suffering is a mental belief that something that is happening shouldn’t be happening.  Essentially, this means that the mind has the ability to interpret something, judge it and deem it not acceptable.  When the mind

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Non-Intellectual Knowing

I have always wondered why clinicians practice medicine.  I used to think it was because the wise clinician is always learning and applying new things that she learns.  I now believe that due to the way we utilize our intelligence require more and more practice.  I am reminded of the time that I gave a

Real Pets Don’t Suffer!

When I suggest to clients that our pets don’t suffer, I usually get a wide range of reactions.  It might be a subtle, confused look or a blatant, “Excuse me.  My pet is certainly suffering.”  It all comes down to a simple misunderstanding. A while back, I wrote a blog about grieving and explained how

Wildfire Smoke And Health Concerns For Pets

Every year in late July or early August, fire season begins in many parts of the western United States.  Due to climate changes, increased average temperatures and decreased rain and snowfall, the fire season is getting harsher and longer each year.  With fire, there is smoke, and with smoke there are health issues that need


Grieving is something we all do.  Whether it is from the loss of our first Teddy Bear, our loving grandparent or parent, or our beloved pet, at some time in our lives, we will experience grief.  Grief has been a problem for longer than we can imagine.   Professional therapists now focus on grief counseling as

Karma and Your Pet’s Health

You reap what you sow.  What goes around comes around.  You get what you deserve.  These are all statements that reflect the meaning of karma.  Karma, in a nutshell, means that whatever you put out in your world, will come back to you.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t describe how that will show up.  Most of us