Entries tagged with “Pets”
In their emotionally connected presence, pets can be a powerful ally for optimal mental health.
By Annemarie JuhlianYes, I’m one of those crazy dog lovers. My husband and I have a household of older and special-needs dogs, all rescued from neglect and abuse. Throughout …
If you're looking for ways to naturally sleep better at night, where better to look than in nature?
Maggie the Wunderdog was shot, attacked, and left for dead, but, thanks to a rescuer, survived, is thriving—and is loving. Here are four lessons on forgiveness rescue dogs like Maggie teach us.
Spiritual inspiration from felines can be found throughout history. Here are five lessons your cat wants to teach you.
Connect with your dog on a deeper level with these suggestions.
Energy from one heart can make a real connection with another…and spread love in surprising ways.
When I was a veterinary student, I was taught that vaccinations are a cornerstone of healthy pets. As I went on to practice, however, I saw severe acute vaccine reactions, as well …
Nearly broke and pessimistic about the world, journalist Jane Ganahl heart and mind were opened by one abandoned cat.
Rosemary has long signified deep friendship and lasting memories. This ritual for grief, built around rosemary, creates time and space for grieving and allows others to join and share the healing process.
Two Dogs and a ParrotWhat Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us About LifeBy Joan ChittisterBlueBridgeWhy do we love pets? Because, through them, we “cling to nature in a world made of g…
Astrology for cats? Finally decode their quirky behavior by getting to know their place on the zodiac.
Munching through the Halloween and Christmas holidays alone, Americans consume over a billion dollars of chocolate each year. Turn your sweet tooth into a delectable sacred practice with a side of mindful advocacy.
If you’re like me, there are days when your “to do” list seems endless. This morning as I read through the list of things that absolutely had to get done today, one of my four cats…
An excerpt from The Mountaintop School For Dogs And Other Second Chances
Canine help along the bodhisattva path
Keep your four-legged family members from developing digestive issues by following these tips from animal chaplain Sarah Bowen.
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Several new studies validate the notion that living in hermetically sealed, antiseptic environments makes us more susceptible to allergies while living in environments closer to na…
Phil Klein, owner of Whiskers Holistic Petcare in New York, shares his holistic pet care tips.
“Our pet companions negotiate everything about our vital relationship with them through energetics. But how can we receive and interpret our pet companion’s various messages?”
A comforting prayer to use when releasing a pet from this life.
“Are cats on their own spiritual paths to enlightenment?” Here are four divine signs your feline is sending you.
“I realized that avoiding death, so common in American culture, would not stop it. Instead, taking the time to thoughtfully and actively participate in her transition helped me join her in that state of grace she taught me so much about.”
Rami asks Lama Surya Das, "Does a dog have Buddha nature?"
Animals of all kinds, especially the ones sharing our home, can be our spiritual guides and healers if we pay attention.
Early exposure to dogs is linked to a decreased risk in schizophrenia.
The news that a tiger in the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19 is raising questions about interspecies transmission and how to keep our pets healthy.
Something really wild has been happening to me lately. I find myself falling in love with every animal I see. Seriously, I am talking about all creatures great and small. But reall…
A couple of weeks ago, I adopted a dog from the animal shelter. His name is Finnegan, and he is the best ever: he is snoring belly-up beside me as I write this.I wanted a dog partl…
While all animal lovers know instinctively that living with a pet can lift their spirits, a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association confirms it is literally go…
Got a stressed-out cat? Here is everything you need to know about reiki for cats—from what it is and how it can help your cat to remote reiki, plus four tips to soothe your stressed feline friend.
“I got my first dog at 76. Childless, this experience had eluded me, and seven-week-old Rocky change my life.”
Pet-loss support groups can help the healing process when we lose our most constant companions.
Scientists tell us that humans and wolves began to cooperate with each other for the simple reason that they shared the same habitat and hunted the same prey. But what started as e…
"Both Orange and I ate the same food every day. But I ate it with resentment and he with gratitude."
Preventing pet disease with Traditional Chinese Medicine
S&H offers these finds as a way to pamper, entertain, and commune with your four-legged friends.
Puppies can teach us a lot about how to respond to frustrating and difficult situations in positive and productive ways.
Six questions for professional animal communicator Maia Kincaid.
Canine wellness expert Amanda Ree dishes ayurvedic wisdom via dog dosha quizzes, balancing your furry friend's dosha and customizing it to meet your BFF's unique needs.
Wizard of Paws' Derrick Campana “is proving a healthy and happy life is possible through creatively engineered orthotics and custom prosthetics.” And, beyond bionics, here are three ways we can support injured and suffering animals.