Being a T.E.A.M. Member

Being a T.E.A.M. Member

By Megan Ayrault, Power of Touch For Animals Attention A.C.A.N. Graduates and Candidate Students for Certification: What would YOU get out of being a T.E.A.M. member? I was going to write a whole article about this.. I started by writing the summary I thought I would end with. Now, I’m not sure I need the rest of the article! Here’s the summary. (I’ll add a few lines after, to share a few more details.) To sum it up, here’s why I started the...

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Infusing Group Energy Into Your Business (and Your Life)

Infusing Group Energy Into Your Business (and Your Life)

By: Megan Ayrault – Power Of Touch For Animals So in the last newsletter, I said I would share more about why Group Energy is critical to fuel your own business (and personal) growth,and make it more sustainable.  And that I would include some suggestions, in addition to the TEAM Membership,for how to find or create it. This is especially important if you’re a “solopreneur”, and don’t have the team element of workplace colleagues and/or...

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“Why” Did You Get Into The World of Natural Wellness Care For Animals?

“Why” Did You Get Into The World of Natural Wellness Care For Animals?

By: Megan Ayrault – Power Of Touch For Animals And a 2nd important question for you to contemplate for yourself… (if you’re far enough into it yet) … have you experienced any shifts in your own “Why” yet? Perhaps some surprises? Why did I (Megan Ayrault)  get into bodywork for animals? First it was horses, then dogs. Yes, I wanted to help animals (horses in particular at first). I also wanted to be a great horsewoman. Really connect...

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Today I Was A Hero

Today I Was A Hero

By: Megan Ayrault – Power Of Touch For Animals Today I was a hero! I had a chance to make a difference, the chance to actually save a life! But I almost missed that chance because of a silly thought in my mind. If something else hadn’t happened to change the situation, the outcome could have been very different. Especially for that poor mother duck and her ducklings…. I actually saved multiple lives. 6, 7 or 8, depending on exactly what...

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Seizures: Canine Acupressure & Ice!

Seizures: Canine Acupressure & Ice!

By Educational Partner: Amy Snow & Nancy Zidonis, Founders of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute When your dog has a seizure it’s scary. You desperately want to help him while he looks so helpless and at the mercy of his nervous system going haywire. There are things you can do. First thing you need to do is make sure the dog is in a safe location. Clear any obstacles on which he can be hurt. If there are stairs or any other dangers,...

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To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

By Educational Partner: Megan Ayrault, LMP, L/SAMP of All About Animal Massage Don’t assume stretching is always good for your horse or dog! It depends on how it’s done, when it’s done, and how often, just to name a few obvious factors. True, there are potential benefits to stretching, just some potential pitfalls as well. I also believe that massage provides an efficient and effective way to improve range of motion, even without passive...

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