Just like you and I, dogs too get tired, sore
muscles and back problems, this effects their movement and moods.
Bowen therapy is a gentle non-invasive therapy,
that rewards us with wonderful results that inturn makes our animals
life a lot happier.
This dynamic system of muscle and connective
tissue therapy helps the animal's body perform at its optimal level.
Gentle moves on soft tissue stimulate energy
flows, empowering the body's own resources to heal itself.
It is not massage acupressure etc, it is small
precise moves on specific points of the body that relaxes the body
and sets up a stimulus that encourages the body to repair itself.
You will be amazed with how wonderfully the
animals respond to this therapy, and how relaxed they are with it.
If you have an animal you race, show or are
training for something, then their movement is important and Bowen
therapy is definitely worth looking into.
Like ourselves our animals fall over, injure
themselves, over do it some days and can become involved in accidents.
Bowen therapy can be a great way to help them with their healing.
Information provided By:
Patricia Green - Animal Health Naturally
Levels of theobromine in Chocolate.
Concentration of theobromine varies with the formulation of the
Milk chocolate has 44mg/oz (154mg/100gm)
Semisweet chocolate has 150 mg/oz (528mg/100gm)
Baking chocolate 390mg/oz (1365 mg/100gm)
The theobromine in candies consisting of chocolate that is coated
over some other substance - as in filled candies and chocolate coated
dried fruits, etc will be more dilute than that in pure chocolate
bars and solid chocolate candies.
Toxic Amounts of Chocolate
Food - BARF diet.
BARF stands for Bones
And Raw Foods.
- What is BARF? BARF is about feeding dogs properly.
- BARF is an acronym for Biologically Appropriate Raw Food. BARF
also stands for Bones And Raw Food.
- Welcome! ....to Raw Learning - a group of like minded people who
have joined from around the world to make our animals, no matter
what the species, healthier.....
Details about the book "Raw Meaty Bones".
A range of ideas on BARF feeding, recipes, and alternative treatments.
links to Barf information
Find out what is in
Informative site on what is in pet food.
Grapes & Raisins Toxic to Dogs
Subject: GRAPES AND RAISINS TOXIC TO DOGS.
The ASPCA-run Animal Poison Control Center
is working hard to get the word out to people that raisins and grapes
are both considered toxic to dogs now.
This is a relatively recent revelation, one that is painfully close
to my heart since I personally had a healthy, young 70-lb male Irish
setter die of complete kidney failure within 24 hours of eating
raisins (he ate a 14 oz box he snuck out of my grocery bag).
I just got off the phone with them, providing
them what data I could for their database and they were very grateful
and were wonderful to work with. They asked me to do two things,
which I ask your help with as well:
1. Tell everyone in our classes about this!! Many of us have
used grapes as treats for our dogs. This is now known to be dangerous.
2. Encourage anyone who is quite
sure they've had a death caused by this to contact the center and
provide the details.
They've even had some owners who contacted
them very shortly after the death allow the center to get tissue
samples for study. The number to call is the same as the poison
hotline-- 888-4-ANIHELP (yes there's an extra digit there but never
mind--this will help you remember the number).
They do charge for immediate crisis poison
counseling, but do NOT charge people (of course) who call to provide
information about a case, and they are grateful for the data.
Please, bring this up with your classes. The control center is in
the early stages of studying this and doesn't know WHY it happens,
if it's specific to a certain amount of the food, if some breeds
are more susceptible than others, etc.
Kidney failure is the common result, and they
have had the opportunity to study the specific kind and areas of
renal failure in some of the victims.
Meanwhile, it's easily preventable, so let's prevent it.
Thanks for spreading the word.
Stace Eakle RockenCash
Chienparadis Dogue de Bordeaux
Many pet owners continue to think that allergies
are limited to symptoms such as runny eyes, sneezing or itchy skin.
Fortunately, there are a growing number of health professionals
who see that there may be an "allergic" factor in most
illnesses and disorders.
Even the best dog food out there can cause your dog allergies.
Allergy comes from Greek words Allos / ergion,
which means, "altered reactivity". Therefore, allergy is an unusual
sensitivity to any given substance. The tendency to react
physically to various allergens is inherited but may not show up
until later in life, although sensitivity to any specific irritant
is rarely inherited. Whatever a body becomes imbalanced, allergic
symptoms can appear. Allergies can result from repeat exposure to
a particularly strong toxin allergen, such that the body's defense
become exhausted due to overwork. They may also be caused by serious
trauma, major surgery, any anesthetic event, vaccinations, or emotional
stresses such as changes in habitat, weaning or change in family
members (human or animal). Symptoms can be worse at certain times
of the year, as when there is a pollen allergy. Symptoms can also
be more acute in certain locations or under specific conditions,
due to contact with greater amounts of the offending allergen -
as in smoke filled room. Any substance can generate an allergy,
whether it is understood to be "bad" or "good".
NAET offers an energy-medicine solution to
allergic conditions. Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Technique,
which combines Chinese medicine principles applied through acupuncture,
kinesiology and acupressure, was developed in the last 15 years
by Dr. Devi Nambudripad L.Ac. D.C., Ph.D. She has spent years studying
the effect of this technique on thousands of human patients.
Muscle Response Testing (MRT) is used to confirm
the presence of allergic reactivity. Once identified, acupuncture
and /or acupressure is used to eliminate the allergy by re-programming
the body's response to contact.
# A specific protocol has evolved which prioritises
treatment of common as well as unique allergens.
# The diagnostic method employed in NAET human or animal is MRT
When used in humans, the patient's own muscle
strength is the indicator; while with animals, as with human infants,
a human acts as the intermediary between the physician and the patient.
The body's muscle reaction to homeopathic medicines is used as a
part of the diagnostic picture. This technique allows the blending
of herbal medicines, diet and homeopathy, traditional antibiotics
and drugs with physical therapies such as muscle release, acupuncture,
craniosacral therapy and shiatsu in a pleasant and health-giving
manner. It takes energy medicine t a new level by drawing on the
energetic link between patients and their owners.
Roger W. Valentine 1998
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Ticks, Worms & Other Parasites
General tick information.
Coccidia - Intestinal Parasites
Toxocara Canis - Common worm infection
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