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Posts By and With Lola Michelin

Animal Massage Legislation Update Q&A: Healing Crystals (and more) for Shelter Animals Q&A: Keeping Horse Hooves Healthy Q&A: How To Get Rid of Fleas Q&A: How To Get Referrals from Veterinarians Q&A: Should Alternative Practitioners Ask for Veterinary Consent?  Let Your Reiki Light Shine Q&A: Working With Marine Mammals Animal Massage, Masajes Animales, Dongwu Anmo, […]

Meet Lola Michelin, Northwest School of Animal Massage

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Lola Michelin is the founder and owner of the Northwest School of Animal Massage on Vashon Island, WA. Cattie: I first met Lola when I interviewed her on Animal Massage Guide (click here to read the interview). I had long been intrigued by her work with exotic animals and it was such a treat to […]

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

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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: Keeping Horse Hooves Healthy

Keeping Horse Hooves Healthy

Today’s post is a reader question: Q: What is the healthiest way to take care of horse hooves? And is there any benefit to have your horse go barefoot for any length of time? If so, when? Lola Michelin, Northwest School of Animal Massage: For many years, this was my weakest area of horsemanship; I […]

Q&A: How To Get Rid of Fleas

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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: How To Get Referrals from Veterinarians

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Q: How can practitioners of alternative therapies get referrals from veterinarians? What can someone just starting out do to develop a relationship with a veterinarian (that will hopefully lead to referrals)? Building relationships and collaboration are important parts of any successful business, and when your business is complementary animal health, building those relationships with veterinarians […]

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

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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: USA

MARCH – APRIL 2014   ALASKA April 25-27: Healing Touch for Animals, Anchorage, AK 3-day workshop where you learn how to use energy medicine therapies with animals. Instructor: Melissa Hansen   ARIZONA March 8-9: Masterson Method™ Massage Seminar, Tucson, AZ 2-day workshop for horse owners at Blue Banner Farm where you learn how to use […]

Q&A: Working With Marine Mammals

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Q: I would like to work in the aquatic area of massage or physical therapy with dolphins, etc. Where do I start and what kind of specialized training is available for that specific field? Answer by Cattie: What an unusual and very interesting question you ask! I forwarded it to Lola Michelin because I know […]

Q&A: Treatment Options For A Dog With Pinched Nerve In Back

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Q: Our dog has a pinched nerve in his back creating back leg weakness. We’re looking for treatment options. Lola Michelin, Northwest School of Animal Massage: Pinched nerves are serious business indeed and once your veterinarian has had the opportunity to diagnose the degree of trauma and the location, there are many therapies that will […]