Cats Travel in Car Peacefully with Help of Animal Communications

Can cats travel in car for two days? Yes with the help of animal communications.

Laura and Mark needed to know. They talked about moving to Austin, Texas and leaving Minnesota behind. It meant finding jobs, an apartment suitable for three cats, and actually moving there.

Cats travel in car with help of animal communications.

Bear

After their plans were set, Laura asked Elaine of Animal Bridges, an animal communicator, to talk to Bear, Bubba, and Sophie and let them know how their lives would change.

I started the animal communication with all three cats and then talked to each of them separately.  Right away Bear said, “Please tell me what is going on. Mark is gone. Is he coming back? Why are there boxes? What is going on?”

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Frightened Abandoned Dog’s Life Improved with TTouch® and Healing Touch for Animals®

Coco’s life forever changed when a kind man found her on the side of a busy highway near Brainerd, Minnesota. He and his wife realized they could not keep her, they asked their daughter, Caree, to please save this dog. As Caree drove back to the Twin Cities with Coco, she asked me to tell Coco (in an animal communication session), the sunburned and extremely thin Chihuahua, that she had a new forever home.  Caree described Coco as very sunburn, thin, frightened Chihuahua mix.

Coco and I talked. She started our conversation with “It is a very busy week. First I was in the road, then I was picked up by a very nice gentleman, and now I’m in a car again with Caree. This is very tiring.” She continued about her life in a puppy mill, commented on her puppy mill name “Tiny. What a dumb name!” and was excited to met Caree’s big dog. “I want to stay with Caree in a forever home. I hope she can keep me. I don’t want to go out on the street again.”

A few months after adopting Coco, Caree asked me to help with her dog’s anxiety (loud noises, thunderstorms, vet visits, and nail clipping), and separation anxiety.
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Dog Helped From Lick Granuloma

dog-lickingI received a very concerned call from Deb Aebi about Jackson and his lick granuloma. Lick granuloma start as small sores and get bigger as a dog licks the sore. The following is Deb’s story.

“Jackson is a 9 year old Australian Shepard and developed a 4” long lick granuloma on his right paw.  He wore a cone around his neck for 4 weeks. During that time he was placed on antibiotics and we visited his veterinarian on three separate occasions to have the wound cleaned.  Nothing I did could stop him for re-injuring the wound.  Jackson and I were just miserable.  I was so afraid that my dog would lose his leg unless we could stop his incessant licking. I spent hours on the Internet researching lick granuloma and treatment and found an article posted on the www.dogleggs.com about successful lick granuloma treatment involving the Tellington TTouch® technique. I queried for Tellington Touch practitioners in the Twin Cities area and found Animal Bridges.
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Dog’s Anxiety and Excessive Barking Helped with TTouch®

Jackson, a Shiba Inu and Husky blend, was referred to me because he was showing signs of canine anxiety by being “out of control” on walks and excessive barking at other dogs. Janet was embarrassed by her pet’s problems.

When I met Jackson in his home, he was pacing, panting, frantically wagging his tail, and in continual motion. Janice adopted Jackson two months ago and this is his normal. I explained to Janice how to read Jackson’s body language. Suddenly, she realized she had not understood what he was trying to tell her. He was not happy and excited; he was nervous and afraid.

Jackson After A TTouch® Session

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Cat’s Over-Grooming Helped with Animal Communication

Claire Marie, Wadsworth’s person, asked if I could help them. Wadsworth, the cat, was licking and over-grooming himself so much that he had seven spots that were raw or bleeding.  He had even pulled out the hair. They made many trips to the vet over several months and were using the prescribed medicine for cat excessive grooming. Claire Marie was frustrated and not sure what to do.

Wadsworth Stopped His Over Grooming

As an animal communicator, I talked with Wadsworth and his personality really came through. I commented that he is very good looking and he replied, “Thanks. My looks are important to me.” Our animal communication continued and he explained why he was licking himself so much.

E:    I understand you lick yourself until you bleed. Why are you doing this?

W:   I am obsessed with being clean. I must, must, must be clean and look the best I can look.
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From Whining to Quiet Dog in TTouch® Class

whining-dogIntro to Tellington TTouch® with Your Dog class on March 28th was a huge success. I love watching the changes in the dogs as the class progresses. Patch, a Husky/Blue Heeler, showed the biggest changes.

In the past, Patch was on meds for dog anxiety. Recently Melissa stopped his meds “but the excessive whining is hard to deal with.” When Melissa arrived I asked her if she used Rescue® Remedy with Patch. She smiled and said she used it so they could get to class. During class we used TTouch® and body wraps. Patch stopped whining and was very quiet. After the lunch break, Melissa commented “It was the quietest car ride we ever had. I kept looking to see if he was in the car!”

Whining Dog Becomes Quiet Dog in TTouch Class

Since the class Melissa wrote, “He is anxious when I forget the Rescue® Remedy or body wrap or both of them together. The Ear TTouch® especially makes him so well behaved. It’s truly amazing. I am even using the Ear TTouch® on my other dog with his fear [dog anxiety] of the vet. It helps quite a bit… Fun class.”

 


 

  • Does your pet have pain or act scared sometimes?
  • Ever wish you could tell her something she would understand?
  • Wish you knew what he was thinking?

Every people/pet team has unique needs. Often, a combination of approaches will serve both the client and the pet best. It really depends on each individual animal and person’s needs. All methods are gentle and loving.

Each session is as unique as your pet and each session with your pet can be unique from her previous sessions.

It’s easy to set up your sessions, just contact me here or call me at 612-237-9580. I’m happy to help you explore the options and find the best solution for your unique situation.

“Elaine has been very helpful and supportive since my adoption of a very anxious dog. Her TTouch sessions and ongoing communication has helped us both. She has great suggestions and is very responsive to my frantic calls.” – Lynnea Forness, Minneapolis, MN

Dog Sledding with TTouch® in North Dakota

dog-sleddingFor over a year, we had talked about going dog sledding with Helen Corlew of  Prairie Isle Dog Trekking. Amy DeLong, a TTouch® practitioner, and I met Helen during our TTouch® certification training. Finally our trip was a reality! We drove across the flats of North Dakota and discovered the beautiful rolling hills – I never knew they existed!

Helen Corlew of Prairie Isle Dog Trekking

Helen Corlew of Prairie Isle Dog Trekking

As we pulled into a beautiful retreat, we saw Helen and 14 of her sled dogs. Most of the dogs were in the dog trailer. It was fun helping with the dogs including feeding, cleaning up, and hooking and unhooking from the gang line (attaches the dogs to the sled), and doing TTouches®.  Every night Helen checks each dog over and gives them their nightly TTouches®. Helen taught us a lot about dog sledding. I highly recommend sledding with Prairie Isle Dog Trekking!


 

  • Does your pet have pain or act scared sometimes?
  • Ever wish you could tell her something she would understand?
  • Wish you knew what he was thinking?

Every people/pet team has unique needs. Often, a combination of approaches will serve both the client and the pet best. It really depends on each individual animal and person’s needs. All methods are gentle and loving.

Each session is as unique as your pet and each session with your pet can be unique from her previous sessions.

It’s easy to set up your sessions, just contact me here or call me at 612-237-9580. I’m happy to help you explore the options and find the best solution for your unique situation.

“Elaine has been very helpful and supportive since my adoption of a very anxious dog. Her TTouch sessions and ongoing communication has helped us both. She has great suggestions and is very responsive to my frantic calls.” – Lynnea Forness, Minneapolis, MN

From Nervous Dog to Therapy Dog with TTouch®

nervous-dog-to-therapy-dogI met Bridget and Lisa, her person, because both of them were very nervous. Lisa’s previous dog was a therapy dog and she wanted Bridget to be a successful therapy dog too.

On the client form Lisa stated, “Can you help her (Bridget) relax or teach me how to help her relax, especially in new varied locations? She enjoys people and being petted but I think therapy is not going to be as fun for her as it should be unless she can learn to relax more.” When I met Bridget, she was panting, licking her lips (a calming signal), and her tail was in continual motion. I showed Lisa several TTouches® and gave her some new techniques. Bridget’s respiration slowed down and her eyes became very soft as she relaxed. Also I taught Lisa a very simple technique for herself – to breathe! I reminded Lisa to exhale which would calm her and Bridget.
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Shy Dog Changes to Dog Park Greeter with TTouch®

The first time I met Gracie, a 7 ½ month old Akita, she wouldn’t come near me. She was a very shy dog. I threw treats and she still would not come up to me. She panted, barked, and paced. On the client form, Janelle answered “How can I help you with your dog?” with “Fear of people, on walks, strangers. Does pull on the leash. .  . Getting her (and I suppose me) to relax, trust, and not be so fearful.”  Gracie was especially fearful of men and would pee in the car.

During first session, I taught Janelle different TTouch® techniques using my stuffed dog, because I could not get close to Gracie. We also talked about how Janelle needed to relax and breathe when she saw something on a walk that Gracie might think is scary.

When I came over a week later, Gracie was in the yard alone. She paced but did not bark at me. Janelle came out and I entered the yard. Gracie took treats from me and let me touch her! Janelle told me she would talk out loud to cars (“It’s a Honda”) or dumpsters to relax herself during walks. As she talked to the “scary things,” Gracie also relaxed. After our first session, they walked to a coffee shop and Gracie was comfortable with the two dogs tied outside.

Gracie, From Shy to Confident Dog

As our five TTouch® sessions progressed, Gracie relaxed more and became more confident. The fifth session Gracie did a play bow dance and ran up to me. Now she runs up to people at the dog park. She went camping and can stay alone in the car without peeing. Gracie is more confident and more relaxed.

See Gracie’s transformation over our five sessions in her video.

Animal Communication Helps Prepare for Pet Death and Beyond

I know how difficult it is to face the end of life questions about your best friend and pet. I took this journey a few years ago with Boomer (see A Dog’s Anxiety of Vets and How it Changed Elaine’s Life). The decision pet death and euthanasia is never easy. When his time to “cross over” Rainbow Bridge (as animals call dying) came, I was so grateful that I could hear what he wanted to do as his time came closer. My dear friend Helen said I could share Drifter’s story with you. You may want to get a tissue ready.

Drifter

Drifter

Helen Corlew of Prairie Isle Dog Trekking, who has over 20 working sled dogs, called me to say that Drifter, her “wheel dog” who runs just in front of the sled, was dying of dog cancer. Helen’s husband was in a remote part of Alaska and she couldn’t reach him. She needed to know what Drifter wanted in his final days.
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