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Learn More About Holistic Wellness For Pets Part One by Penny Watkins-Zdrojewski

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014
  • 2:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, July 23, 2020
  • 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • Recorded Webinar


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  by Penny Watkins-Zdrojewski


Join Penny for this fascinating webinar on Holistic Wellness. This is part one of a two part series. Each webinar stands alone so you can choose to register for one or both.  If you cannot attend both sessions live, don't worry we have you covered. Simply sign up for both and we will make sure you get the recordings. 

The first session will be a general overview and introduction of holistic wellness concepts and practices. The second will explore select holistic practices in greater depth.

Participants may attend either or both sessions.

Part One 

Part one will provide an introduction to holistic animal care, its philosophy, and some ways to use this information in a current pet professional practice. It will include a brief overview of several holistic modalities, as well as resources for learning more.

1. What is Holistic Wellness?
2. Overall Philosophy/Approach
3. The Importance of Training
4. The Health & Behavior Link
5. Brief Overview of Some Holistic Modalities (Complimentary Techniques)
a. The Part Veterinary Care Plays
b. Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy
c. Herbal Therapy – Western, Chinese, or both
d. Aromatherapy
e. Homeopathy
f. Flower Essences, such as Bach Flower Remedies
g. Tellington TTouch Training®.
h. Massage Therapy
i. Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM, or TCM)
j. Pheromones
k. Reiki
l. Emotional Freeing Technique (EFT)
m. Behavior Evaluation and Modification
n. Cleaning, Household Cleansers, and Disinfectants

6. How to Get Started in Your Practice
7. How to Help Your Clients Get Started
8. Some Resources for Ongoing Success

Learning Objectives:

1. To help pet professionals become more familiar with the concepts of natural, holistic approaches and methods for pet health and behavior.
2. To help pet professionals learn how to navigate through scattered and sometimes confusing information on these approaches and methods.
3. To give pet professionals options and resources for directing their clients to the best complementary care available for their pets.

About The Presenter

Penny Watkins-Zdrojewski is a compassionate Animal Wellness Counselor, with vast experience helping animals with health, behavior, and emotional concerns. Penny has more than 30 years of experience with alternative medicine, holistic foods, and energy work with humans.  After rescuing 2 rambunctious Australian Shepherd mix dog

s in 2004 Penny became fascinated with how dogs learn and developed a passion for using a holistic approach and alternative methods to helping companion animals.

Penny is a Certified Tellington TTouch Training® Practitioner for Animal Companions and holds a certificate from  Penn Foster in Natural Health Care For Pets. Penny has been a  student and practitioner of natural wellness and energy healing for humans since 1987.  Penny is also  Red Cross First Aid certified for dogs and cats.  Penny is a PPG member and a member of APDT and is the medical program volunteer for Champaign County Humane Society.

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