Monthly Archives: May, 2019

“WHEN I THINK OF HER I SMILE”. HOW OUR PETS HELP US THROUGH THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE.

I recently had the honor of speaking with a dog who had lost a human member of the family.  She was a companion to the 99 year old lady who had recently passed away.  She and the daughter of the lady who had passed were the ones left in the home.  For the daughter who …

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OPENING A CAN OF WORMS HERE – GOING OUT ON A LIMB! IS KEEPING A HORSE STALLED 24/7 OTHER THAN FOR HEALTH REASONS FOR MOST OF THEIR LIFE ANY DIFFERENT THAN KEEPING A DOG CRATED 24/7 WHICH PEOPLE WOULD BE ALL UP IN ARMS ABOUT?

It has been on my heart now for quite some time that I’m not sure it’s any different with horses then it would be for any animals who is confined almost all their lives.  So race horses for example can sometimes have only a few moments a day if that to leave their stalls to …

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IS IT REALLY A STROKE OR VESTIBULAR DISEASE IN OUR PETS?

I learned something recently from a client that I wanted to share with you.  Her older dog went to the vet with all the common signs of a stroke – falling, no coordination, head tilt, etc.  Oftentimes when there isn’t a clear indication of what is going on especially in older animals, the diagnosis of …

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YOU DIDN’T TAKE WHAT JUMP?

Now that horse show season is upon us and in full force the calls are pouring in from clients literally at a show with a horse that is refusing jumps and oftentimes acting very spooky and wired. This has become such a common occurrence over the years it’s almost like clockwork.  Many people will pick …

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STORMS AND OUR PETS

As I watched the news today of the storms throughout the country, it reminded me of how often we deal with beloved pets who are deathly afraid of storms.  If we find ourselves in the path of these storms we can most likely communicate with someone especially our family and friends who are near.  However, …

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MAY 4, 2019 HOUNDSTOOTH BAKERY IN SIDNY NY. WILL BE VISITING TO DO SESSIONS. YOU CAN SCHEDULE DIRECTLY WITH THE HOUNDSTOOTH .

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