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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

The Mirroring Effect

The special relationship we have with our pets goes way beyond what most of us believe.  They offer us so much and in so many ways.  They give us unconditional love and the ability to love them back in the same way.  They provide healing energy that benefits our health and they mirror us so

Worrying About Anxiety In Your Pet?

There is not a week that passes without someone contacting me about their dog having anxiety issues.  Just like human health care, anxiety issues are escalating and the pharmaceutical industry is booming in pet health care.  Anxiety is not something new, but with more and more people focused on anxiety problems, there is an awareness

Question Authority

Many years ago, during the last couple of months in veterinary school, the veterinary clinicians took it upon themselves to give us little practical quizzes.  I guess they thought it would be a good way to prepare us for the life of a real veterinarian.  They would come up to a senior vet student and

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How To Find The Right Holistic Vet

With the current movement towards a more natural approach to health care for ourselves and our pets, I often get asked the question, “How do I find a holistic vet?  Often, I see pets who were brought to me by people who have already taken a natural approach to health care that want to do

Mirror Work

It has become a popular practice these days for the self-help people to do “mirror work.”  The late, great Louise Hay initiated this practice and chronicled a lot of success stories about people who routinely used it.  Years ago I was at a Byron Katie retreat, she called “The No-Body Retreat” where they passed out

How Big Is Your Heart (part 2)

Last time, I discussed the epidemic crisis of emotional and psychological health in our country and how it gets started, perpetuates itself, is commonly treated and how it affects not only our health, but the health of our pets as well. In this blog, I will address what we can do in order to heal

How Big Is Your Heart? (part 1)

  “Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult – once we truly understand and accept it – then life is no longer difficult. Because once it

The Truth About The Truth About Cancer

Albert Einstein once said, “Science will ultimately lead us back to spirituality.”  What he was indirectly saying was that in our attempt to use science to understand the truth or reality, we will be led to the awareness that there is no such thing.  Now, this is pretty heavy stuff, even from the master of