9 Lessons Learned From Dog ACL Surgery and Recovery

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Hobbes had dog ACL surgery

Updated June 19, 2017

What did I learn about Hobbes’ dog ACL surgery and recovery? Reflecting, I learned so much. At times it didn’t seem like it. I hope these lessons help you if you ever need them.

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What Does Your Pet Think?

What does your pet think?

What does your pet think?Do you wonder what does your pet think? Just like people, each pet has his or her opinion on various topics. In more than 10 years of communicating with animals, pets  talked about behavior, preferences, changes in their lives, sickness, pain, emotions, their love of their people, and so much more.

I’ve heard many themes.

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Find the Perfect Dog with Help of Your Angel Dog

Find the Perfect Dog with Help of Your Angel Dog
Livie, soon to be an angel dog, will help find the perfect dog.

Livie’s Favorite Place

How do you find the perfect dog when your very special dog has passed on? You ask your Angel Dog for help! Here is Livie’s story of helping her people find the perfect dog.

I meet Livie, the flat coated retriever, after a very scary time in her life. In December 2014, Livie almost died from Congestive Heart Failure. The vet said she would live about 7 months.

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Words Are Important to Pets and People

Words are important to pets and people

Yes words are important to pets and peopleYes, words are important to pets and people! How often have you told your dog “stop barking” and she keeps barking? Or you told your cat “stop peeing outside the litter box” and he keeps doing it. Ugh, the mess!

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What is Animal Communication? Animal Bridges Explains

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what-is-animal-commWhat is animal communication? Elaine Garley of Animal Bridges explained animal communication to the National Association of Professional Women’s Minneapolis Chapter on August 10, 2016.

Twenty NAPW members listened as Elaine explained what is animal communication.  She also explained how people “hear” the animals. Many animal communicators receive telepathic messages in the form of pictures. Most pet parents just “know” when their best friend is hungry, needs to go outside, or is sick. As children, many of us spoke with animals and “imaginary friends.”
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Who Do You Call? Pet Poison Helpline Experiences

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pet-poisonWho do you call? Your dog just ate the chocolate bunny! Your cat got into household cleaner! Do you call your vet or a best friend? Read these Pet Poison Helpline experiences.

This spring within one week, two very good friends who are dog savvy had pet emergencies. Each friend’s dog had eaten something. Fast forward — everyone is fine! And we all learned very important lessons in these real life Pet Poison Helpline experiences.

Here are the stories.
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Animal Bridges Interviewed on Preparing for Pet Death

Preparing for pet death.

interview1Preparing for pet death is such a difficult topic for pet parents. Elaine Garley of Animal Bridges was interviewed by Dr. Cara Gubbins of Animal Wisdom Circle Expert Interview Series  on April 6, 2016. During “Sweet Goodbyes: Preparing Yourself and Your Pet for the Rainbow Bridge,” Cara and Elaine discussed many related topics including how animal communication can help the pet parent.

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Animal Bridges Receives 2016 Best of Minneapolis Award

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Animal Bridges Best of Minneapolis Animal Communicator Award, Best of 2016, 2 Consecutive YearsMINNEAPOLIS  April 25, 2015 – Animal Bridges has been awarded the 2016 Best of Minneapolis Animal Communicator Award for the second consecutive year.

Animal Bridges was identified as a company that enhances the positive image of small businesses through service to their customers and our community. They help make the Minneapolis area a great place to live, work, and play.

“I’m thrilled to be honored a second time,” says Elaine. “I love Minneapolis, I’ve lived here for 38 years and small businesses are such an important part of our community and society. It’s a special honor, and it means a lot to me to be awarded for this again.”

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Cat Issues Upsetting Pet Parent – Testimonial

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Tommie

Tommie

What does a pet parent do when her 7-year old cat has major cat issues? A few years ago, Claudia Green of Mesa, AZ contacted Animal Bridges about Tommie because he wasn’t using the litter box, and the issue was resolved.

Now Tommie, a tabby, had symptoms of a urinary tract infection. Since there were no stones or crystals in his bladder the vet diagnosed it as feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). The vet said the issue is caused by stress, anxiety, or fear. No one could figure out the cause. What was causing the cat issues for Tommie?

Claudia contacted Elaine of Animal Bridges for help. We decided an animal communication with Tommie to resolve his cat issues.

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Animal Bridges interview by Dr. Cara Gubbins on April 6, 2016

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Elaine Garley of Animal Bridges being interviewed by Dr. Cara Grubbins on "Preparing for Pet Death."Join us for an Animal Bridges interview by Dr. Cara Gubbins, on the Animal Wisdom Circle Expert Interview Series on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 pm  PDT (2 pm CDT). Her show helps animal lovers and spiritual seekers connect with their truth so they can change the world.

My topic for the Animal Bridges interview is Sweet Goodbyes – Preparing Yourself and Your Pet for the Rainbow Bridge. I’ll be sharing tips for:

  • Preparing yourself
  • Making decisions
  • And memorializing your pet.

Join us for what will be an uplifting and inspiring event. Be sure to register here and get all the details on joining the call.

Dr. Cara Gubbins

Dr. Cara Gubbins

Founder of the Animal Wisdom Circle, Dr. Cara Gubbins is an Animal Intuitive, award-winning Author, transformational Spiritual Coach and international Retreat Leader. With spiritual insights grounded in the natural world, Cara inspires a global community to live the lives they’re here to live, by connecting with animals, nature, and Spirit; saying “yes” to themselves and their dreams; and remembering that there is always time to play. She is the award-winning author of Divine Beings – The Spiritual Lives and Lessons of Animals.