Education is an important part of communicating with your animal, here is some terminology you may find us using throughout the program and the site.



A system of complementary energy medicine that involves pricking the skin or tissues with needles, used to alleviate pain and to treat various physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Originating in ancient China, acupuncture is now widely practiced in the West.



A chiropractor is a health care professional focused on the diagnosis and treatment neuromuscular disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine.


Emotional Freedom Technique

A form of counseling intervention that draws on various theories of alternative medicine including acupuncture, neuro-linguistic programming, energy medicine, and Thought Field Therapy (TFT).


Emotion Code

An energetic procedure utilizing muscle checking  to find emotional baggage and release it, either from yourself or from someone else.


Energy Field Cleanse

This is the process of energetically clearing any unwanted or harmful energies that may be lingering in the energy field around the body. These energies can be picked up from others or in certain environments. They can affect your mental, physical and spiritual health.


Essential Oils

A natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted.  Not all oils are created equal and you should only use therapeutic grade essential oils for treatment.  These are oils that are safe to use internally.



Someone who rehabilitates birds of prey.


Fascial Unwinding

A process in which a client undergoes a spontaneous reaction in response to the therapist’s touch. It can be induced by using specific techniques that encourage a client’s body to move into areas of ease.



A farrier is a specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of horses’ hooves and the placing of shoes on their hooves, if necessary.


Flower Essences

Flower essences are a herbal substance prepared from a flowering plant and used therapeutically for its alleged beneficial effects on mood, outlook, etc.


Healing Touch

A therapy that helps to restore and balance energy that has been depleted due to stress, illness, injury, grief, medical conditions, surgery or medical treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation.



Homeopathy is a system of natural medicine which involves treating the individual with highly diluted natural substances, given mainly in tablet form, with the aim of triggering the body’s natural system of healing. Based on their specific symptoms, a homeopath will match the most appropriate medicine to each patient.



The rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints of the body with the hands, especially to relieve tension or pain.



A substance used in treating disease or relieving pain. : the act or process of treating a person or disease with medicine.


Non-Verbal Communicator

A person who can understand a non-verbal’s feelings, pain and can receive images from the individual’s (person or animal) communication.  Conversations in this manner are a two-way process and it is essential to be able to send and receive a message.  This is a skill that we all have the ability to learn.



A psychic is a person who is able to sense things that can’t ordinarily be sensed. Psychics can have different types of abilities and can help in many different ways by providing unknown information to be used in any number of ways.


Pendulum Dowsing

Dowsing is the process of balancing and shifting energy in a home, office or living space to remove negative or disruptive energies using a pendulum or dowsing rods and restoring them to positive, health and life enhancing energies.  Dowsing can bring physical changes to a living space and the individuals that occupy those spaces.


Sound Therapy

An alternative therapy that uses sound frequencies to help balance the body.


Theta Healing

A very powerful yet gentle form of “energy” healing that resolves a wide range of physical, emotional, relationship, financial and spiritual issues.



Learning to work with your animal to develop a way to communicate needs and instill respectful and safe behavior.  There are many different types of obedience and relationship training modalities.



Quality veterinary care is built on a foundation of a dedicated, skilled, caring staff combined with a facility that provides up-to-date diagnostic, surgical and patient care combined with holistic choices and alternative treatments.