Herb Sense

Herb Sense

by Anthea Appel, CAN  certified graduate/practitioner of small animal naturopathy Before I knew any better I used to buy my herbs at my local health food store, or supermarket, or at the Farmer’s Market, or even worse, in those little capsules sold at my local pharmacy. Not a good idea. And, I’ll tell you why. One time, years ago, I bought four ounces of lose Echinacea Root from my local health food store. When I got home I took a closer look...

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Animal Chiropractic Can Help Keep Pets Healthy and Happy

Animal Chiropractic Can Help Keep Pets Healthy and Happy

By: Dr. Erin O’Connor Certified A.C.A.N. Practitioner Animal chiropractic is a gentle, yet highly effective treatment modality. It allows an animal to utilize their very own healing capabilities by restoring normal motion and position of spinal and/or extremity joints. This allows for proper functioning of the nervous system, which acts as a super highway, sending messages to every organ, tissue, and cell in the entire body. Chiropractic takes...

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Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 6 – Air

Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 6 – Air

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 it –...

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Promoting & Maintaining Wellness Part 3 – Sunlight

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...

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Attention Pet Owners

Attention Pet Owners

Achieve and Maintain Holistic Wellness In Your Pets Our Holistic Wellness for Pets Program will assist you in understanding the range of holistic wellness options available for your pets. Learn how to avoid the risk factors associated with conventional, chemical based pesticides and environmental pollutants. Find out what the best diet is for your pets and which supplements if any are necessary for optimal health. If you, as a pet owner are...

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Six Principles of Animal Naturopathy

Six Principles of Animal Naturopathy

[tweetthis]Naturopathic medicine is dedicated to the study and celebration of nature’s healing powers![/tweetthis] The Healing Power of Nature. (vix medicatrix naturae) The body has the inherent ability to heal itself. This healing process is intelligent and ordered. Animal naturopathy supports and assists the healing process by identifying and removing obstacles to a cure, and by using nature and nature’s remedies that work with, not against,...

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