The Possible Canine’s Blog

The Pre-Sale Continues…

The Pre-Sale Continues…

Recently I've been receiving messages  here, on Facebook and by email, all of which lament the idea that the Practical Herbalism course is "now closed" and all asking when it will start up again. In light of what appears to be a major misunderstanding, here's a few...

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Update on the new course, and other stuff

Update on the new course, and other stuff

Today I want to bring my readers up to date on a few changes here, as I've been delayed a fair bit, with computer woes, and may have appeared to disappear, for a while. Early in March I finally switched computers after 8 years, and it has proved to be a real...

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Using Herbs Wisely

Using Herbs Wisely

Using Herbs Wisely Today I want to share a little general wisdom about herbs; their strengths and proper applications for animals, and how readers who are interested in herbs, can sort through the ocean of information (and misinformation) regarding their use. Some of...

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Herbs to Know – Yarrow

Herbs to Know – Yarrow

Herb – Yarrow Achillea millefolium Continuing the series with a wonderful “old standby” herb, but again one I feel is underused in animal herbalism – yarrow! This is a common “weed” that grows everywhere, so one virtue is availability, for sure. An important herb in...

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Live Herb-chat on Facebook

Live Herb-chat on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/events/868226859961447/ A quick entry today to let readers know that I'm hosting a Live Chat on Facebook this Sunday, 1pm EST, and to invite you to drop by with questions or to "listen in". The main purpose of the chat is to discuss my  new...

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More on the new Course – FAQs

More on the new Course – FAQs

Practical Herbalism for Common Canine Conditions   I am so thrilled to introduce this new online course, focused on practical herbalism, using herbs for minor health issues we dog lovers encounter all the time. I have a full Course Outline posted in a separate...

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Herbs to Know – Elder

Herbs to Know – Elder

Many of my readers who have asked about  herbs for the immune system, in the hope of avoiding a cold or flu in winter, have learned about the power of the Elder tree, both flower and berry,  and are using it for their human family, in syrup and tincture and elixir....

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Year End Sale – all three courses

Year End Sale – all three courses

Ok, I'm a little late with this - busy times here (like you can all relate to, hhmm?) so I'm extending the date we discussed on the group. Starting today, as soon as this goes up, and right through till Sunday at midnight, I'm offering the following discount. 20% off...

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Herbal Support for Arthritis

Herbal Support for Arthritis

Canine and Feline Arthritis Arthritis is a wellknown, common and often difficult condition in our own species, and most people who live with dogs and cats will encounter the challenges it can pose for them as well. While prevention is always ideal, many animal lovers...

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Reducing your pudgy pooch

Reducing your pudgy pooch

Since my Newsletter only lasted 3 issues, I'm sharing some of the articles here. There will be a Newsletter again soon, once I get Mailchimp sorted!  - for now, some tips on how I approach reducing the overweight dog. (No, it doesn't involve green beans). 🙂  ...

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Midsummer sale at TPC – courses!

Midsummer sale at TPC – courses!

Any of you who have followed me on Twitter or Facebook know that I am passionate about supporting the rescue efforts of animal welfare activists in Asia, both individuals like Mrs. Yang and groups like Soi Dog, Duo Duo and  AnimalsAsia. I know that the shock  and...

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Wild Weeds Part One

Wild Weeds Part One

Herbal medicine has seen a great increase in popularity of late, and this includes herbs for companion animals. With millions of petlovers concerned about the safety and wisdom of using dehydrated commercial foods for dogs and cats, along with a greater awareness of...

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New Feature in Facebook group/Newsletter

New Feature in Facebook group/Newsletter

A quick entry today to let  you know there is a new feature at the Facebook group Canine Nutrition and Natural Health. Given the volume of questions that get lost in the fast-paced world of Facebook, I've put a pinned post at the top of the page where members can ask...

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Herbal Support for the Heart

Herbal Support for the Heart

Herbal support for the Heart Common canine and feline conditions Heart disease in dogs and cats is common, and may be congenital or acquired. In all cases, both dietary evaluation and herbal support may slow progression of the condition or at a minimum, offer improved...

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Courses and Consultations – an update

Courses and Consultations – an update

Today I want to update readers about what’s going on with my courses and consultation services at the present time. Those of you who follow my Page on Facebook (here) or are a member of one of my groups, have heard me state, I am taking some space from consulting...

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The Possible Canine’s Blog

Energetics 101

Energetics 101

This is one of those "by request" posts - since the whole topic of energetics has been tossed around so much lately in the natural health world, and there is a bit of popular confusion, I hope to be able to help sort some of it out. Plus, it's a favorite topic of...

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Chamomile – much more than tea!

Chamomile – much more than tea!

Chamomile (Matricaria recutita, Chamaemelum nobile) Family: Asteraceae Parts Used: Flowers, fresh or dried Actions: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, relaxing nervine, carminative, stomachic, antiemetic, vulnerary, diaphoretic, mild antimicrobial, aromatic, bitter...

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Spicy Chaga-pumpkin cookies

Spicy Chaga-pumpkin cookies

Yesterday, in the spirit of all the cool recipes I plan to share in the tutorial, I whipped up a batch of a fall favorite here - spicy chaga-pumpkin cookies, with a little extra immune boosting kick thrown in as we head into the colder weather. These cookies, like...

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Do the Math Monday

Do the Math Monday

A little offering from me (and this may well be the shortest blog entry ever, in the history of The Possible Canine) over at the Facebook Page (which  you can access here):  https://www.facebook.com/ThePossibleCanine/ What we'll do, every Monday, is look at nutrient...

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Five Things Friday

Five Things Friday

This new feature will consist of five random things I want to share with readers, every Friday. They might pertain to a specific nutrient, to a food, a health condition, an individual herb, a method of herbal preparation, or even a quick recipe. I've been inspired to...

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