We all experience stress differently in different situations. Sometimes you might be able to tell right away when you’re feeling under stress, but other times you might keep going without recognising the signs. Stress can affect you both emotionally and physically, and it can affect the way you behave. The same goes for your dog. Continue reading “A-Z of dog wellbeing: Stress”→
When I lost my first dog, Calli, to cancer in 2012 she left a huge hole in my heat and to say that I was devastated would be the understatement of the year. I was broken, bereft and inconsolable.
if you know that the time for your pet to leave you is drawing near, there are some ideas you might like to consider to help ease the transition for you both, and help you process emotional loss which can feel overwhelming. Continue reading “A-Z of dog wellbeing: Rainbow bridge”→
When an animal suffers disease, physical or emotional injury, the healing process works to restore the normality we know as health where the body is currently unbalanced, diseased, damaged or lacking in vitality.
Thinking of injury or dis-ease as a body out of balance, rather than broken or faulty is a far more gentle way of thinking, and one that suggests the ability to get back into balance with the right support. ‘Ease’ is a kind, positive word and I use this energy as part of my animal wellness therapies. Continue reading “A-Z of dog wellbeing: Healing”→