Animal Messages

Interview with
Rose De Dan,
Lilou's Juicy Living Tour

The Pachamama Stakes: Race for the Earth

Tales from A Walk on the Wild Side and Windwalker's Message

What is Reiki? Audio

Reiki Master Rose De Dan answers your questions about Reiki benefits for animals & people.

Two Dogs

A story of animal communication and compassion



"If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation."—Lao Tzu

Guess Who Came to Dinner?

Stray Cat Manitou ©Rose De Dan

The mystery cat made his first move, rushing across the back yard to greet me enthusiastically. He was wildly affectionate, head-butting me so enthusiastically I almost fell over. …Continue reading

The Oneness of Reiki

Miniature Donkey receives Reiki from Rose De Dan

The Oneness of Reiki Photo: Annie Marie Musselman

Back in 1995, when I took my first class in Reiki I had no inkling of how it would transform my life and the benefits it would offer my own animals. If I had, I would have signed up much sooner!

Beyond the numerous benefits my animals and I …Continue reading

Video: Wild Fledgling Raven asks Humans for Help

On June 23, 2013 a young raven sat on the fence of Gertie Cleary’s Novia Scotia farm and yelled for help for an hour. He made such a fuss that the family finally went to see why and discovered that he had four porcupine quills stuck in him, three in his face and one in his …Continue reading

Braveheart Calling

In early June, despite suffering from a very heavy cold, I made an appearance at Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation to give the talk “Animals As Healers and Teachers.” It felt important that I show up no matter what (which in this case meant sounding a bit like a cross between Donald Duck and a trumpeter …Continue reading

The Power of Listening to Animal Voices: lost pony Gemma found through animal communication

Photo credit: King County Search and Rescue

Last year I met respected author and animal communicator Joan Ranquet. We stayed in touch and she invited me to be on the panel of authors for Our Animals, Our Healers at East West Books last November.

As we planned for the event we realized that we had a mutual …Continue reading

Bagheera Up a Tree

Bagheera Wishes He Could Fly ©2012 Rose De Dan

Bagheera Wishes He Could Fly ©Rose De Dan 2012

Last weekend my 14 lb. very muscular cat Bagheera got himself stuck up the cedar tree in my back yard (I think he was chasing his squirrel nemesis). He wailed to me for several hours in an attempt to get me to help him.

I did try, but …Continue reading

Goose Neighbors

Ottamic Pond, Hudson, New Hampshire Photo: Lorraine Cadran ©2011

From time to time I am honored to receive email from people who have enjoyed reading my book Tails of a Healer and want to share their own inspirational animal story. I was contacted recently by Lorraine Cadran, a Reiki Master and empath who had received a …Continue reading

The Shelter Adoption Fee Controversy: What Price Love?

Bagheera: Portrait at 5 Months ©Rose De Dan 2011

How Much Is that Doggie in the Shelter? by Michele C. Hollow of Pet News and Views raises the question of whether shelters should charge fees, and if so, how much is too much?

Her article sparked a great deal of commentary, and as a animal services …Continue reading

A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild

Teton Totem, resident Grizzly Bear at Earthfire Institute

Rose De Dan, Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing, presents a unique collaborative weekend of dialogue and ceremony with native animals. Together we can rebuild the bridge and strengthen the connections between people, animals and the natural world.

Where: Earthfire Institute, Driggs, Idaho
When: October 1-3, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m. Oct. 1 …Continue reading

Finding Mr. Right, the Feline Version

Reiki Master Saqqara works with Tisha, Reiki Master student ©Rose De Dan May 2008

Help Wanted: Position available now for young, self-motivated male feline energy healer with lifetime career opportunities for teaching, healing and guiding humans. Must be outgoing, calm, confident, patient, wise, and well-grounded – diplomatic skills, sense of humor, and connections to the …Continue reading

Dogs Speak On Peace for Dogs

Amazing and beautiful video Peace for Dogs has been released as a Public Service Announcement (PSA) in the campaign against dog fighting. Rather than appeal to the public by presenting the usual truthful and horrifying images of dogs that have been wounded or killed in dog fights, the creators were inspired to tell the story from …Continue reading

15 Year-Old Cat, Roger, Looking for Love

It is my great honor to know some truly wonderful people and organizations that I come across in the day-to-day operation of my alternative healing practice, but Kindred Souls Foundation based in Steilacoom, WA stands out.

I first met Kelly Nelson, founder of Kindred Souls, at a Psychic Fair, of all places. Somehow I felt drawn to …Continue reading

Dare to Care, Saving Shelter Animals

In 1982 I was living in Laramie, Wyoming, and decided to take a class on “how to get published.” The teacher was Donald Murray, a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist. I was not really certain why I was taking the class other than the opportunity to be guided by someone who could write well enough to win such …Continue reading

Saving Keiko

Over a month ago I received a call from a local vet’s office. They were seeking information about the possibility of placing a cat that had been brought to them to be euthanized. Since she was perfectly healthy they wanted to see if other options could be found. She was surrendered to the vet by the …Continue reading