I frequently receive requests to help find a lost dog or cat—a service that I don’t offer as a healer/animal communicator.
However, I have had enough experience with lost animals both personally and professionally to be able to offer some general support and guidance for anyone that finds themselves in the nightmarish situation of not knowing what …Continue reading
This article was originally written in 2009 and appeared on my old website as the third of a series of three entitled “Answering the Call of the Wild.” It feels like the time is right to publish them again. In Part 1 I struggled to understand what a wolf in the Woodland Park Zoo was trying …Continue reading
I first met Cassandra when she contacted me about the possibility of taking my Reiki classes. She had taken Reiki training in the past, but wanted a teacher who offered personal mentoring as well as a community. I am glad she chose me, as it has been a pleasure to hear her stories about the benefits …Continue reading
The first dog that I adopted after leaving home was three year-old collie/shepherd mix I called Bear. She came into my life at a time when I truly needed her protection and support, and I came to love her dearly. However Bear had a few vices, one of which was food. I made sure to keep temptation out of her way at home, but that became more difficult when visiting my family at the holidays. …Continue reading
I have the honor of teaching Reiki to some very wonderful and enthusiastic students who take what they have learned and apply it with extremely positive benefit for all aspects of their lives and the lives of their animal companions.
While the healing energy of Reiki Level 1 is powerful, Reiki Level 2 expands the benefits exponentially …Continue reading
Taken 06/01/13 as Jake set off on a three-hour hike with his person. Go, Jake!
“Regular energy healing sessions re-energized my 15 year-old dog. He is now enthusiastic about walks and life in general.”
“My 15 year-old dog Jake was aging visibly and rapidly. He seemed dazed and confused much of the time and had become increasingly …Continue reading
Natura Pet Foods has issued a recall on some of its dry food products which may have been contaminated with salmonella. At least 20 products for dogs, cats and ferrets are involved. Affected brands include California Natural, EVO, HealthWise, and Innova.
The recall has now been confirmed by the FDA in a news release dated March 18, …Continue reading
Puma and I were well known in our neighborhood as we went for walks twice daily. Through those daily walks I got to meet neighbors blocks away—handsome Puma’s gentle, friendly nature was a great conversational ice breaker.
After Puma crossed over as I had promised him I continued the daily walks without him by my side. For …Continue reading
Rose and Puma
Since my dog Puma crossed over in June I have received many lovely expressions of understanding and support from readers, neighbors, clients, students and friends.
On two separate mornings I opened my front door and discovered that neighbors had stopped by and left beautiful handpicked flowers from their gardens along with heartfelt sympathy cards.
Some …Continue reading
On June 6, 2012 I said a final good-bye to my beloved dog, Puma. His age was somewhere between 13 and 15, a very ripe old age for an 82 lb. dog, and his back and hips could no longer support him without pain. His passing was very peaceful, and when I pushed myself to go …Continue reading
When I became an energy healer my creative side, dormant for many years, woke up, and I began to combine my photography and graphic design background with my Reiki, shamanic and animal communication training.
The result? Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing’s Online Store featuring gifts for animal lovers, Reiki and shamanic practitioners.. Designed from my personal art …Continue reading
On the Oceans of Light the Vessels of Spirit and Love Never Die, ©Rose De Dan 2011
A client just contacted me about the deaths of 100 healthy sled dogs, asking if I knew of any organizations or movements that could help.
At first I thought I did not know anyone outside of the animal protection organizations …Continue reading
Looking for unusual calendars or animal art with more depth and spiritual focus (or just plain fun)? Our Calendars are windows into Spirit, containing inspirational images and quotes that challenge our perceptions of animals and nature.
Our Bones, Stones, Feathers and Fur Calendar contains photographs and shamanic excerpts from Tails of a Healer: Animals, Reiki and Shamanism …Continue reading
On September 12, 2010, Puma and I participated in the Alki Community Dog Parade, had some fun at Family Fun Day, and then made an appearance as author and sidekick at the West Seattle Authors table. We were both tired pups when we finished!
One of the highlights of the day included meeting Alby, a 70 lb. …Continue reading
This weekend I will be appearing at AHELP (Animal Hospice and End-of-Life Project) as a co-facilitator for their first in a series of workshops:
INTRO TO ANIMAL HOSPICE AND IN-HOME CAREGIVING
When: Sunday, September 19, 2010, 1:00-4:00 pm
Where: at the historic Kirkland Women’s Club, 407 First Street, Kirkland, WA 98033
Registration: online at Partners to the Bridge
The event …Continue reading
Rose and Puma
This year I was able to attend Flute Quest with Cathy Mara, Debbie Noyes and my dog, Puma. I was looking forward to my first flute lesson, but it was not until we were walking into the tent that I realized that this might be a little hard on poor Puma.
Class started …Continue reading
Come join Puma and I for Family Fun Day as we march in the Dog Parade and compete in the “Looks Like Owner” contest (poor Puma never knew what he was in for when he adopted me so many years ago!).
What: ACC Family Fun Day
When: Sunday, September 12, Noon to 7:30 p.m.
Where: West Seattle, …Continue reading
Rose and Puma, ©Rhonda Hanley 2009
I live in a very dog-friendly city, Seattle, and work with truly wonderful clients from all across the U.S. who love their animals.
While walking Puma this evening, I was reminded that not everyone understands animals, and that I have some work to do on my confrontation skills.
A woman rounded the …Continue reading
Dogged Pursuit: How a Rescue Dog Rescued Me is a true story that chronicles author Robert Rodi and his independent-minded dog Dusty’s year-long journey within the world of canine agility competition. The book starts off with the feel of a Cinderfella story: Dusty, a somewhat unusual looking (and behaving) abused Sheltie is repeatedly passed over for …Continue reading
I’ve known Robyn Fritz for several years now. I first met her through a local Alki business group where it soon became apparent that we had a number of things in common including writing and animals. Over time we took classes from each other—I took hers on writing, she took mine on Reiki—and we became friends.
I …Continue reading