Links to useful websites on various animal-related topics
Holistic and Natural Animal Care:
The Lightfoot Way – www.pet-health-advisor-com/index.html
An extensive website covering numerous health care topics for a variety of animals.
Meditrina – www.meditrina.net
Very comprehensive site about homeopathy for small animals and horses.
TTouch Method – www.ttouch.com
Linda Tellington-Jones’ website on the TTouch training and treatment philosophy for animals. Linda Tellington-Jones has also published numerous books/dvd’s that are both fascinating and useful – her methods are easy for anyone to understand and apply!
EFT for Animals – http://animal-eft.org/animal_eft.html
Website on Emotional Freedom Technique – a from of touch therapy that is fantastic for animals and very easy to learn.
Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute – www.animalacupressure.com
Wonderful website providing info/education on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupressure for animals, as well as general holistic animal care.
Animal Spirit Education and Healing Network – www.animalspiritnetwork.com
Perhaps the most complete and well-respected school for a wide variety of healing arts for animals, as well as providing a network for animal care practitioners.
Animals In Our Hearts – www.animalsinourhearts.com
Website belonging to Teresa Wagner, animal communicator, instructor, author, and mentor to many, specializing in grief counseling particularly associated with the loss of an animal companion.
Communicate with Animals – http://www.communicatewithanimals.com
This website belongs to animal communicator and interspecies awareness coach, Kristin Thompson, who was Lauren’s primary instructor and mentor. Kristin in not only an active animal communicator, but offers a variety of courses through ASN and on her own. Her website provides a wealth of information, beautifully presented.
Animal Talk – www.animaltalk.net
The website of internationally-known pioneer animal communicator, Penelope Smith.
With Focus on Horses:
Mary Ann Simonds – www.maryannsimonds.com
Internationally-known equine behavioral ecologist and instructor, Mary Ann Simonds, who studied horses in the wild for over 30 years, and shares her expertise around the world.
Mystic Horse – www.mystichorse.com
Website offering books/dvds by Mary Ann Simonds and others, as well as products for the natural care of horses, including oils and essences created by Mary Ann.
On-line magazine with a wide variety of information on horses.
With Focus on Dogs:
Dancing Hearts –www.dancinghearts.org
Website of Kathy Kowalec, animal communicator, instructor, behavior specialist, TTouch practitioner – offering wonderful courses, products, resources and insight into positive dog training methods and natural animal care.
Animal Tell – www.animaltell.com
Website of Karla McCoy, ASN instructor, animal communicator and canine behavior consultant, specializing in dogs that are fearful, stressed or traumatized.
The Dog Listener – www.janfennellthedoglistener.com
Website for Jan Fennell, well-known international dog trainer whose methods are based on theories of how dogs instinctually behave, focusing on positive reinforcement.
Especially for Cats:
CatInfo.org – www.catinfo.org
A phenomenal website by veterinarian Lisa A. Pierson, covering just about everything you need to know about cat care, with particular emphasis on nutrition.
Useful Clubs, Affiliates and Organizations:
International Alliance for Animal Therapy and Healing (IAATH) – www. iaath.com
Alliance of animal health care professionals dedicated to improving and expanding health care options available to animals.
Alliance for Natural Health, International – http://www.anh-europe.org
Horsewomen.com – www.horsewomen.com
On-line organization for equine lovers around the world.
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association – www.ahvma.org
NOAH – www.dyrsrettigheter.no
Animals with Disabilities – www.handicappedpets.com
Website offering services, support and products for disabled animals.
The Gentle Barn – http://gentlebarn.org/
An amazing organization that rescues, provides shelter and rehabilitation to abused animals.
The Elephant Sanctuary – www.elephants.com
Another fantastic organization that takes in and cares for injured, sick, elderly and “retired” elephants from around the world. Be sure to watch the “Tarra & Bella” video that aired on “Oprah” in 2010.
Natural and holistic products for animals:
Allergic Pet – www.allergicpet.com
ZiwiPeak – www.ziwipeak.com
BARF Raw Food Diet – www.barfworld.com
Bravo Pet Foods – www.bravorawfood.com
The Honest Kitchen – www.thehonestkitchen.com