A few weeks ago I had to make a long, twelve hour journey in the heat with four cats and three dogs. The dogs did not present a problem because they are used to travelling, but the cats were a different matter entirely! All four cats were originally street cats. One had become completely domesticated [...]
Last week a wonderful group of people and dogs came together at Fourstones to discover what zoopharmacognosy is and what benefits it might offer to the animals in our care. We had participating dogs and some "onlookers", the lovely borzoi Lara and elkhounds (I think that was the first time that I had either of [...]
A wonderful day spent sharing the beauty of appplied zoopharmacognosy with a lovely group in Madrid. The participants came from far and wide, from Portugal and the furthest reaches of the Canary Islands as well as Madrid locals. As always the dogs helped us understand just how individual we all are in our responses, and [...]
Yesterday we finally managed to catch up on the zoopharmacognosy workshop that had to be postponed due to the flooding. I think we had a good day with plenty of discussion and I was particularly impressed with the case studies which everyone had prepared so carefully and presented so nicely. Julea even made a Powerpoint [...]
Torrential rain during the night has meant a change of plans. The venue for today's zoopharmacognosy module is completely under water with no electricity. Apparently the water is flowing in one door and out the other side! A mad scramble to catch people before they left home was mostly successsful, and those who had already [...]
We had a wonderful three days of zoopharmacognosy in Slovenia working with new people and dogs such as Zoja with her "person" Urska, as well as "old hands" like Lana, Lucky and Lia. As always, it is a great learning experience to see how each animal is a universe in itself, with its own repertoire [...]
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