“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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Massage and Chiropractics: Which Comes First?

Massage and Chiropractics: Which Comes First?

By Educational Partner: Bev Brady of MNHA Equine Body Balancing-Massage School What is the difference in Massage and Chiropractic? Massage is manipulation of the soft tissue, the muscles of the horse. Massage can be done by a Certified Equine Massage Therapist in most states. There is no licensing involved. Some states do require it, and other states require your to be a vet to do it. Most classes are short for the Certification being anywhere...

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