Whether you live with animals as a companion or work among them, the
human-animal bond can be a vital part of life. Animals have feelings
and can experience stress. They react to changes in their environment,
and your mood can have an affect on them. Animals can experience
over-sensitivity, fear, despondency, loneliness and depression, among
other emotions. When tender loving care isn't enough, and medical
problems have been ruled out as the cause of these emotional states,
Flower Remedies can assist an animal suffering from the
ill-effects of stress.
Flower Remedies can help restore your animal friends to
a state of calm and emotional balance in difficult times. Moving,
periods of transition and change, even traveling anxieties have
been eased with the use of the Flower Remedies.
Letters and case studies report wonderful results when using Flower Remedies with animals including: dogs, cats, horses, birds, tropical fish, and snakes, among other animals.
Flower Remedies provide animals with a gentle, safe system
of emotional stress relief. Adding these remedies to your total animal care
program will help to assure your animal's health and well-being!
The following is a listing of Flower Remedies and examples
of some common indications for their use with dogs.
For the dog that follows you around, is constantly underfoot, and
becomes extremely upset when left alone. For the affectionate, clinging,
or territorial dog who is always opting for your attention and more
often than not winds up in your lap.
For the dog with fear of known things. This includes but is not
limited to: loud noises, thunderstorms, vacuum cleaners, trips to
the vet, and visits by small children. When these fears turn to terror,
Rock Rose or the stress-relieving formula can be used.
For the nervous, fearful dog, especially in new circumstances. This
dog may often cower with its tail between its legs. Good used in
combination with the flower remedy Mimulus.
For the dog whose primary person has been removed, and acts
withdrawn, subdued, or unenthusiastic towards people. Can be used
in conjunction with Star of Bethlehem, especially if primary
person has died. Can also be used for homesickness while at a kennel or if left home
alone for a prolonged period of time.
Star of Bethlehem
For the physically or emotionally traumatized dog, whether from past
or current trauma. Nearly always indicated for dogs that have been
in a pound, abused, or found on the street.
Useful for the dog that is aloof, self-reliant, and a loner. For
dogs that were socialized comparatively late in life, and who seem
Can be useful in car sickness, used along with the stress-relieving formula.
For the angry dog who threatens to attack, or attacks without provocation. In addition, Holly can be useful combined with Star of Bethlehem where there is aggressive behavior due to trauma or abuse in the past and/or present. The Flower Remedy Star of Bethlehem should always be given in conjunction with Holly. Remember any personality changes should be checked by a veterinarian.