by Christine Sullivan, holistic animal healer (www.earthskyanimalhealing.com)
Christine is not a veterinarian and does not practice veterinary medicine. Information in this post is not a substitute for treatment by your veterinarian.

I remember what it was like when I first started learning about natural and holistic healing for my dogs. I felt so overwhelmed and didn't know what to do or when. But you don't have to go it alone. My journey started over 15 years ago and now I can share what I've learned along the way both on my own and through my extensive training with top healers in England.

Here's my boy who had anxiety and was overly submissive when I adopted him from a shelter, where he had spent 7 long months.

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After using some of what I'm going to share with you, he relaxed more and more every day and became a confident, well adjusted family member. Can you believe the difference in his before and after photos?

There is no reason you can't do what I did. Here's how you can get started healing anxiety for your dog, cat or horse by using the:

9 Best Herbs You'll Want to Have at Home

HERBS FOR DOGS:

Spirulina - This dark green powder is of great benefit for healing anxiety. Dogs typically prefer it mixed with a bit of water leaving some dry and some moist. They may prefer it one way or the other. Offer up to 1 Tablespoon per day.

Calendula macerated oil - Anxiety that is driven by underlying physical ailments or emotional trauma can be healed with a macerated oil made from dried calendula flowers. Offer 1-3 Tablespoons for small to large dogs, respectively.

Rosehip shells or powder, dried - Helps relieve tension and calm nerves. Often selected when there is a history of emotional issues.

HERBS FOR CATS:

Lavender flowers - Selected by cats where the root cause of anxious behavior is from emotional issues, rather than physical ones.

Valerian root, dried - Excellent for rescued cats. Promotes deep relaxation and healing for anxious behavior with physical causes.

Rosebud flowers, dried - Excellent for rescued cats. Promotes confidence and playfulness.

Offer dried flowers daily. Place on the floor so your cat may walk through them, inhale the aroma, nibble at them or roll in them. Offer as often as you like.

HERBS FOR HORSES:

Calendula flowers, dried or fresh - Horses with stomach and digestive disorders often use calendula for healing. Emotional and physical issues often go hand in hand with horses. This versatile healing herb can help with both. Hand feed and offer as much as your horse would like daily.

Barley grass powder - Helps calm and balance the nervous system as it is full of beneficial magnesium. Sprinkle the dried powder in a dampened feed bowl and allow your horse to lick as much as he wants.

Roman Chamomile flowers, dried - Often selected by anxious horses who also have skin or stomach disorders. Hand feed and offer as much as your horse would like daily.

Despite being herbivores, if your horse does not need a particular herb for their healing beneift, they will refuse it as long as it is offered as noted below.

NOTE: Always offer remedies for healing individually and separate of all other food or treats. All may be offered daily. Because animals often ingest large amounts of herbs for their healing, always buy organic or wild crafted herbs from trusted sources.

ABOUT CHRISTINE SULLIVAN

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Christine Sullivan is a holistic animal healer who helps pets heal through herbal medicine, animal aromatherapy and energy healing. She works with devoted pet parents who want peace of mind knowing they are doing all they can to help their pets heal from pain, trauma, illness, injury, anxiety and more. Christine is also a published author whose work has been feature on CNN, Fox News, in USA Today and Dog Fancy Magazine along with other national and international media.

Christine is not a veterinarian and does not practice veterinary medicine. Information in this post is not a substitute for treatment by your veterinarian.


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