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Hello Everyone - Here is some information on my availability, 2 dolphin trips next year, summer safety tips, fun cat facts, Cetacean Summit, workshops and more. Scroll down for all the news. Enjoy!
I’M BACK and DOING CONSULTATIONS
I’m very happy to say that Bob and I had a wonderful trip to England and France. The Awakening to Animals Conference in England was spectacular and I am so honored to have been a speaker at this outstanding event. All eight presentations were fantastic and the attendees were a lovely and interesting group as well. If you can attend next year, by all means do. http://awakeningtoanimals.com/
It is so good to be home, walking the beach and riding my bike. Travel is fun, but I really appreciate all that this area and the USA have to offer.
I have openings for consultations on August 5th and beyond. To schedule, call me at 941-752-5761.
Please remember that I am now in the EASTERN time zone. Instead of setting office hours where you have to figure out the time zone differences, just feel free to call me between 8am and 6pm your local time, if you are in Canada or the US. To accommodate my West Coast clients who work Monday-Friday, I’ll be doing some consulting on the weekends.
Heat Safety Tips for Dogs
Summer is here and the heat is rising, so we need to use extra caution when we are walking or exercising our dogs. Dogs can only sweat through their paws and their tongues. That’s why they pant and drool when overheated. Follow these guidelines and your furry friend will have a safe and fun summer.
- Only walk your dog early in the morning or late in the evening.
-Sidewalks and streets can have VERY high temperatures and this can burn your dog’s feet. Stay on the grass when possible, or consider getting booties to protect those pads.
- Make sure you offer plenty of water on the walk.
- Consider swimming instead of walking in the summer. It’s great exercise for your dog and they will stay cool.
- Breeds with short noses like pugs or bull dogs overheat easily. They should be kept out of the heat at all times.
- Dogs do get sunburned, especially light colored ones or those with short or little hair. Find shady places to walk if it's a bright sunny day.
heat at all times.
- Never leave your dog in a parked car - not even for a few minutes. The heat rises quickly and if the dog gets excited he can overheat and die within minutes.
-Older or overweight dogs also need special consideration and should be watched carefully.
- If your dog is in the yard during the day, put a kiddie pool in a shady place, or set up a mister.
If your dog does get overheated, cool him down by putting him in a tub and gradually adding cool water. Do NOT use cold water as that will shock him. Fill to the belly and keep him in until the panting stops. You can also cover the dog in cool wet wrung out towels, especially on the belly, back and paws. A fan in front of a pan of ice works too.
Check your horse manure
It lets you know how your horse’s digestive system is working.
Normal should be well formed balls with enough moisture to stay heaped. There will be some roughage that has passed through undigested.
If it is very dry, this may indicate that he is not drinking enough water. If it is too loose, it could be that he has had too much water and salt. It could also mean that he has a bacterial irritation in his gut. If he has very loose manure for more than 3 days, consult your vet.
Fun Cat Facts
- Cats have 5 toes on their front paws and only 4 on the back.
- Cats have better hearing than dogs.
- Cats only sweat through their paws, so they cool off by grooming and licking themselves.
- Cat tongues are covered with tiny microscopic hooks that help hold their prey.
- Cats can squeeze through any opening that is smaller than their head.
- Cats have over 100 vocal sounds - dogs only have about 10.
- A cat’s jaw can only move up and down, not sideways, so they can’t grind food.
- Domestic cats walk with their tails held vertically - wild cats hold them horizontally.
Dolphins Protected in India
India has officially recognized dolphins as non-human persons, whose rights to life and liberty must be respected. Dolphin parks that were being built across the country will now be shut down. India is the fourth country to ban the capture and import of cetaceans for the purpose of commercial entertainment - along with Costa Rica, Chile and Hungary.
It’s hopeful that this new ban on cetacean captivity will lead to renewed interest in protecting India's Ganges river dolphin which is greatly endangered.
Telepathic Animal Communication Talk
I’ll be speaking about what telepathic communication is, how it works and what it will do for your pets on Saturday, August 24th from 11:30 - 12:30 in Sarasota, FL at CAT DEPOT.
This wonderful shelter has been rescuing and adopting out cats for ten years now. They also educate the public and provide many resources. Join me for all the fun and get your questions answered.
Swim with Wild Dolphins Adventures 2014
I will be offering two trips to Bimini next year. Each day, I teach one or two sessions on telepathic communication. Next year, I’m offering two slightly different workshops, although we will commune with dolphins in both.
June 8-14 will focus on communicating with animals and will be similar to my regular two-day How to Communicate with Animals workshop.
June 15-21 will focus on communicating with nature - plants, trees, rocks, nature spirits, and also animals (they’re part of nature).
If you want to come for two weeks, you will greatly deepen your telepathic skills with these two programs, but either one will open your telepathic abilities. No prior experience is necessary.
Secret Life of the Cat
Ever wonder what your cat is up to when he disappears through the cat door? A BBC team set out to understand this mysterious world by arming cats with GPS tracking devices and micro-cameras. See what they found out here:
Cool Rat Tricks
Domestic rats are interactive, sociable and intelligent, and they’re quieter and cleaner than other types of pocket pets. They make great small pets for responsible kids because they are smart, resilient and have wonderful personalities. http://healthypets.mercola.com
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