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Senior dogs and horses (and cats, and ‘other’!)

Yes, for seniors, and also some FYI about NBCAAM.org…. (that’s National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage). This evening I’ll be doing a webinar for NBCAAM, on Supporting Senior Animals with Acupressure/Shiatsu, Based on the Energy and Physiology of Aging. I’ve only done a few webinars before, so a little nervous, but mostly […]

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Stretching tips for safety

Here are a few tips to keep any stretches you do with your dog or  horse safe and effective. Have a sense of what muscles you are stretching and why before you begin. Unless the muscles across one side of a joint are initially tighter than others across the same joint, you may create an […]

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Massage and the grieving process

Here’s a link to some new research which supports what we all already knew about the power of touch. As usual, the research is about humans, which is fine. Just know it all applies to the animals, too. (Humans are animals, too, after all!) The article’s title is “Massage May Aid in Grieving Process.”

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Bronze award from Living Now Book Awards!

I’m very happy to announce that my book, The Horse Lover’s Guide to Massage: What Your Horse Wants You to Know, did indeed win a bronze award for 2010 (for books published in 2009)! You can see the complete list of winners and more information about the awards at the Living Now Book Awards website,

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