How Traditional Chinese Medicine relates to Spring

How Traditional Chinese Medicine relates to Spring

  It is the Liver season, Spring, so, I found it appropriate to choose this meridian and Wood Element to discuss. In Traditional Chinese Medicine there are 5 elements and each animal represents one or two of these elements. The Liver has several functions, one of the most important functions is to store and clean the […]

Animals Benefit From Pink Power!

Animals Benefit From Pink Power!

Color therapy and crystal therapy have

Healing through Essential Oils

Healing through Essential Oils

Aromatherapy can be beneficial with precautions.  You can create your own blends. The ideal way is to muscle test first to see if it would be beneficial for your pet. Then if you get a strong response, muscle test to find out what 4 therapeutic grade oils from that particular blend’s options will create the […]

Canine Body Language – Let’s Break It Down

Canine Body Language – Let’s Break It Down

In light of the recent bite incident in Denver, CO I feel discussing Canine Body Language is a great way to kick of Paw It Forward Training’s blog. There is no need to recount what happened between news anchor, Kyle Dyer, and Argentine Mastiff, Max. But if you would like to read an excellent interpretation […]

Go Back to School – Take a Class for Your Pet’s Benefit!!

Go Back to School – Take a Class for Your Pet’s Benefit!!

  School is back in session. Now is the perfect time for you to get to class and learn how you can help your pet live a healthy, happy life the natural way! Education is the key to the future of our children and educating yourself is the key to the future of our pets.  The Lightfoot Way […]

Does your rescue pet have unwanted “emotional baggage”?

Does your rescue pet have unwanted “emotional baggage”?

Those that have adopted, rescued and/or foster failed (as I have)  know that many a rescue cat or dog are already “stamped” with emotional baggage that can lead to behavioral problems, and  if not resolved could become health issues or even worse, an adoption return! Don’t let their unfortunate past ruin their and your blissful future.  Natural […]

Dog is Aggressive on Leash

Dog is Aggressive on Leash

Disclaimer:  When working on leash aggression, Make sure to consider all options carefully before deciding on how to begin working on your dog’s leash aggression. Following is a reader inquiry to one of my blogs about her dog that is aggressive on leash. Hello, my name is Mary I am in need of help with […]

Dog Aggression: Food Guarding

Dog Aggression: Food Guarding

Resource guarding is a type of dog aggression that can literally sneak up on your blind side if you are not looking for it.

Aggressive Fearful Dogs: Fear Based Aggression Takes Time

Aggressive Fearful Dogs: Fear Based Aggression Takes Time

Fearful aggressive behavior towards other dog is usually because of a lack of early socialization with other dogs or a learned fear from being attacked by a bigger, bully-type dog.

Dog Aggression With Food

Dog Aggression With Food

Food Aggression can develop in dogs if they are not properly socialized and desensitized around all family members while eating their meals. You do not want your dog biting you or other family members. Training a dog to prevent food aggression means getting your new puppy or dog used to family member being around their […]

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