The HA! Blog

Get your paws on this: we created a blog so you can learn the basics of holistic medical decisions and start implementing them into your life. Where do you want to start?

Dr. Sara Fox Chapman’s Story

Animal Mad Like so many of you, I was animal mad when I was growing up. Unfortunately, my mum and older brother had bad allergies, so until an outside cat adopted me, I relied on a kind neighbor’s dogs - walking and training them. My own first dog arrived when I was...

Weight Loss Tips And Recipe For Your Dogs And Cats

A Common (But Serious) Problem Susie was out on a hike with her family. It was a glorious mid-spring afternoon. The sun was shining and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. Susie waited all week for this. It was her very favorite activity! When Susie wasn’t sniffing the...

Discovery of Vitality, Balance and Homeopathy

Graduating from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980 at age 30, I was not thinking at all holistically. I had done a two-day animal acupuncture class with the original U.S. founders of IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society),...

How To Improve Your Dog’s Performance in Agility

  Any pet may suffer an injury or develop a problematic symptom. Especially those canine athletes who do activities like agility, flyball, herding, etc. This article applies the Holistic Medical Decision Making (HMDM) protocol to two common scenarios in...
Conventional Research

Conventional Research

Informational handouts, veterinary anatomy, x-rays, procedure images to enrich your knowledge base by doing more research on your condition.

The Benefit of Vaccinating

The Benefit of Vaccinating

This article has been adapted from the introduction to the Holistic Actions! vaccinosis webinar ebook....

Using Internal Symptoms to Define Your Pet’s Dis-ease

Using Internal Symptoms to Define Your Pet’s Dis-ease

Take Homes in This Article: 1. Measurable internal changes, like blood test results, are sensitive reflections of health. 2. Test changes can be the earliest warning signs of internal imbalance (dis-ease). 3. Holistic interpretation of test results can help early...

How to Help Balance Your Pet’s Hormones

How to Help Balance Your Pet’s Hormones

Diabetes, Cushing’s, Addison's, hypo and hyper-thyroidism sound scary. It helps to know that these names and diagnoses are merely descriptions of the symptoms. They are not problems to be overcome. A diagnosis does not dictate what you do. You probably do not treat...

Is the Food you Feed Helping or Hurting Your Pets?

Is the Food you Feed Helping or Hurting Your Pets?

Food has been used as a safe and effective medicine for thousands of years. Living food is vital and gives our pets the nutrients and energy they need to survive, thrive, and heal. The freshest foods promote wellness and speed this healing. Processed pet foods have...

Can Nutritional Supplements Hurt Your Pets?

Can Nutritional Supplements Hurt Your Pets?

We live in a fast-paced society. We want quick results. Especially when our beloved pets develop scary symptoms. Drugs are designed to eliminate these symptoms. And in many cases, they do this quite effectively. At the same time, many of us have become more...

Holistically Monitoring Kidney Dis-eases at Home

Holistically Monitoring Kidney Dis-eases at Home

Problem = possible decreased kidney function. Holistic Action! = monitor for early warning signs and kidney function at home while promoting healing by your pet’s body. Meet Henry Henry is a 6 year old Golden. His mom has been watching him drink much more than usual....

What You Can Do For Your Dog or Cat Having Seizures

What You Can Do For Your Dog or Cat Having Seizures

Homeopathic treatment can help any named dis-ease. As long as sufficient vitality exists. Animals have convulsions for various reasons. What can you do if your pet has a seizure? And is already being treated with homeopathy. Homeopathic Remedies In my homeopathic...

Flower Essences for Lame and Arthritic Pets

Flower Essences for Lame and Arthritic Pets

Flower Essences (FE) can help your pets with both physical and emotional health challenges. They are great for lame, stiff and arthritic pets. Unlike supplements that act like natural drugs, FE are 100% safe. They are made by putting specially chosen flowers in water...

Should You Use Supplements for Your Lame and Arthritic Pets?

Should You Use Supplements for Your Lame and Arthritic Pets?

The Problem: Increasing lameness, stiffness and arthritic problems in our pets. The Solution: Individualized treatment while supporting your pet's body while it heals. By optimizing lifestyle and using nutritional supplements (if needed).  We all love our animal...

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