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Meet Caroline Thomas, Hoof and Paw Holistic Therapies


Caroline Thomas is the founder and owner of Hoof and Paw Holistic Therapies in Essex, England. Cattie: I met Caroline several years ago when she was the featured practitioner in the Bach Flower Remedies post we collaborated on on Animal Massage Guide. We have stayed in touch, and Caroline has since shared a very moving story […]

Posts By and With Caroline Thomas

Flower Power Q&A: Healing Crystals (and more) for Shelter Animals Q&A: Alternative Therapies – How Much is Too Much? Think Your Animal Well: The Power of Positive Thinking Q&A: Dealing with Grief (for Humans and Animals) Q&A: How To Get Rid of Fleas The “Mirroring Effect” and the perfect Melody of Flower Essences Mental Health […]

Q&A: Healing Crystals (and more) for Shelter Animals

Dog in shelter

Today’s post is a reader question about healing crystals, in particular which ones  to use with shelter dogs. Our experts weigh in on this subject, and also share a few other ways to help. Q: I’ve recently started working with crystal healing, mainly for myself. I work in an animal shelter, and am in charge of […]

Q&A: Alternative Therapies – How Much is Too Much?

Alternative therapies

When your animal friends are suffering, it’s tempting to throw every alternative therapy out there in the mix in order to make them better, but is that really the best idea? I will confess that I am guilty of doing this, both with myself and with my late dog Sadie. I start one therapy, then, […]

Q&A: Dealing with Grief (for Humans and Animals)


Our experts offer advice for how to help heal bereaved pets (and people). We received a question from a reader asking for advice on how to deal with both her own and her dog’s grief. Our reader asked about crystals in particular, but many other complementary therapies can help as well, and since loss and […]

Q&A: How To Get Rid of Fleas


Our experts answer a question about fleas from one of our readers: Q: Is there any way to get rid of cat fleas without using chemicals? Lola Michelin, Northwest School of Animal Massage: Yes, although it takes commitment and diligence and even then, results vary. Anywhere the cat spends time has to be heat cleaned […]

Q&A: Should Alternative Practitioners Ask for Veterinary Consent?


Q: Do you ask (and / or do you advise your students to ask) for a release or clearance from the client’s vet before working with an animal? We have received this question from many readers, along with the related subject: how do you get referrals from veterinarians? Both are great questions, and it is […]

Holistic Animal Health Classes & Workshops: UK

MARCH – APRIL 2014   ENGLAND BRISTOL March 16: Theory of Practice, Bristol One-day workshop at the Bristol University Botanic Gardens where you learn the theory of zoopharmacognosy. Instructor: Caroline Ingraham March 23: Equine Massage Therapy, Whitchurch 1-day workshop at Horse World where you learn how to use massage therapy on your own horse. Instructor: […]

Holistic Animal Health Practitioners – UK


The practitioner list for the UK is divided into England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, just like the school list. If you are a practitioner and would like to add your practice to this list, see this page for more information. ENGLAND Canine Rejuvenate Tracey Venn Phone: +44 (0) 7825 548600 Email: Qualified Canine […]

Holistic Animal Health Schools – UK


The schools  in the UK are divided into England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and listed under each in alphabetical order by school name. For the Republic of Ireland, see the separate country lists under Europe. If you would like to add your holistic animal health school to this list, you can sign up here […]