Welcome to Animal Wellness Guide!

Whether you are a pet owner looking for natural ways to support your animal’s health; thinking about a career in holistic animal health; a practitioner looking for new ideas for your practice; or just want to learn more Gielgud-welcomeabout alternative therapies for animals, Animal Wellness Guide is for you.

We feature

  • Interviews with and articles by holistic animal health experts and practitioners
  • Case studies that illustrate how a particular therapy works
  • Schools, classes and workshop listings for those who want to learn a modality themselves
  • Business advice for practitioners

and much more

As pet owners and animal guardians ourselves, we know first hand how difficult it is to watch your best friend struggle and suffer. We want to help you learn more about the different alternative therapies that can help your animal, find a practitioner in your area, and maybe discover a class or workshop you want to take to learn more about a particular modality.

As practitioners and business owners, we know the challenges you face when you are first starting out, and how overwhelming running a business can be. We are here to share our experiences, the tools and methods we use, answer your questions, and provide guidance on your path.

About Us


Cattie & SadieAnimal Wellness Guide (formerly Animal Massage Guide) was created by Cattie Coyle in 2008 to spread the word about the many benefits of animal massage. Over the years, AMG evolved into a site about many different alternative healing modalities for animals, but the goal always remained the same: to shine the light on the fact that there are many different therapies and other options out there, and that you may not have to give up on an animal – whether it’s a pet, farm animal or wildlife – just because one particular healing approach doesn’t work.


In the fall of 2014, Animal Massage Guide was reborn as Animal Wellness Guide (AWG), a name that better reflects what the site is all about today. Cattie Coyle is still the editor in chief, and with a group of expert contributors, the site continues to grow.

Thank you for visiting Animal Wellness Guide. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch, we love to hear from our readers. Let us know the questions you have, what you are struggling with in your business, the concerns you have when choosing a school – anything at all. We’re here to help!