Laws of Health


By Paula Vandervoort, Certified Small Animal Naturopath candidate at the American Council of Animal Naturopathy I’ve been thinking a lot about what people are saying about the canine influenza issue. Many people are struggling with whether to vaccinate for it or not. As they research the news and social media, and talk to their vets and breeders, they may be getting conflicting guidance. People are polarized in two camps – you either...

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By Dr. Kim Bloomer, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Trust. We all want it. We all desire to be trustworthy. It’s not by accident this is probably the most critical part of all the laws of health. All the previous components of wellness: nutrition, exercise, pure water, sunshine, moderation, fresh air, and rest hinge upon this one thing: trust. ALL of the components of maintaining and promoting health...

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By Dr. Jeannie Thomason, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy Rest is one of the 8 laws of health which is often overlooked and yet its  benefits are vital for promoting and maintaining wellness. Rest plays a major role in our companion animal’s good health (as well as our own) and well-being throughout his or her entire life. Getting enough rest and quality sleep can actually help protect their mental,...

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By Dr. Kim Bloomer, co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy In my previous post on water I stated that there are two things we can only live for a very short time without and water is one of them. The second thing is air – and we can only live at the most a few MINUTES without that! AND just like water, not all air these days is created equal – wait what? Yes, thanks to the added chemicals being put into...

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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...

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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. “If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save...

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