Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 5 – Moderation/Temperance


By Dr. Jeannie Thomason VND, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

Moderation – The Key to Health and Longevity

The 5th law of health is: Temperance or known more today as “moderation”.

“Everything in moderation.” Nothing holds more truth than this ancient phrase which reminds us to calm exaggerative tendencies, to not go to extremes in anything.

There are many actions we can take to promote great health in both our own lives as well as our companion animals.We often tend to overlook some of the simplest and most obvious though.

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Sharing Holiday Meals With Our Pets


By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations are holidays meant for gathering around the dinner table with family and friends to share in your thanks for all that you have. For most pet owners, the dog and cat are valued members of the family and saying ‘no’ to their pleading eyes may be something you find hard to resist. We may even be tempted to share the family feast with our dogs in an offering of thanks and love. However …

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Earthing For Pets


By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, Vice President and co-founder of The American Council of Animal Naturopathy.

Just like us, our pets are bioelectrical beings whose bodies function electrically.

The Earth is an electrical planet, vibrating with healthy frequencies and a slight negative surface charge required for a healthy immune system. The word “negative” in this context means an abundance of electrons that can move quickly and reduce charge.

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Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 4 – Water

American Bully in his swimming pool

By Dr. Kim Bloomer, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

There are two things we can only live for a very short time without and water is one of them. However, not all water these days is equal thanks to the added chemicals being put into it.

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Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 3 – Sunlight


By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

Just as nutrition and exercise are vital for true wellness for our companion animals, time out in the sunlight is just as vital. Especially in today’s lifestyle where our companion animals spend the majority of their days cooped up in the house, or in a stall while we are gone at work.

Sunlight consists of many different frequencies of light; each one has its own unique healing power! 

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Promoting & Maintaining Wellness, Part 2 – Exercise

Great Dane chasing frisbee

By Dr. Kim Bloomer, Co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

Dr. Jeannie began this series on the laws of health last week on nutrition. The second law of health is Exercise.  

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Why Natural Health?

Shadrach the Neo Mastiff

by Dr. Kim Bloomer, Co-Founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

You’ve come to this site. You are reading the blog posts. Maybe checking out the newsletter. Considering taking some classes or even becoming certified in animal naturopathy. The question begs, why? What intrigued or interested you to search out natural health in the first place?

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Live Food Vs. Processed Pet Food

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By Dr. Jeannie Thomason co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

Healing and maintaining healthy bodies, organs, and cells in our pets involves having access to a variety of naturally sourced, naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, as well as other dietary components. To provide all these necessary nutrients, it means feeding RAW meat, bones, and organs. 

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This Week On Animal Talk Naturally


We all know how our companion animals are able to affect our health but have you ever stopped to think how we are able to affect theirs?

Join your hosts, animal naturopaths Dr. Kim and Dr. Jeannie this week, Wednesday, July 27th at 11:30 AM Pacific/2:30 PM Eastern time as they focus this week on how our emotions and how they affect the physical health and well being of our companion animals.–show-540

Who Gives a Hoot?

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by Dr. Kim Bloomer, Co-Founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy

During the month of June and part of July I was blessed to have two small desert owls living in a space I pass by on my morning walk/run with my Carolina Dog, Schatzie. I knew there were owls in the holes in the mesa cliffs but I had never had the privilege of seeing one up close before. During this short six week period, I passed by these two owls – well mostly the male was present as I am certain the female was attending to her offspring. Either he or both he and his mate would be roosting in some sagebrush that was high up enough I couldn’t reach them of course, but close enough that I could see them clearly and even stand and just gaze at them. Sometimes I would just stop briefly to say hello in a soft voice and admire their beauty. Why am I sharing this here? Because I want to know who gives a hoot about the environment, knowing that generations down the line our children’s children will still have opportunities like this one?

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