Shelter Animal Reiki Association

Shelter Animal Reiki Association

The Year End Gift of the Bison

The Year End Gift of the Bison

As 2020 comes to an end, I have been reflecting on the good that came to me during the difficult past months. What we focus on grows stronger so I have been choosing to turn my attention to my blessings instead of what I always felt that I lacked.

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From Growls to Belly Rubs – Reiki to the Rescue

From Growls to Belly Rubs – Reiki to the Rescue

Bruno is loving walks and belly rubs these days. And he took his freedom ride to his foster home this past weekend! For months, Bruno cowered in the back of his kennel at the shelter, growling at staff. He had been there almost six months, surrendered for killing a chicken

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Brutus Healed Me

Brutus Healed Me

A few months ago, I felt a strong calling to begin volunteering Reiki with shelter animals. I had shared Reiki with rescued animals before but was not officially “in” with a local rescue as a regular volunteer. I wanted to put myself out there, but during these COVID times it

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In Loving Memory of Dusty…

In Loving Memory of Dusty…

Dusty was found after wandering the Arizona desert as a pup without identification or microchip. After a week of no one claiming him at the Humane Society, he was adopted by SARA member Gerianne. He lived a very happy 15 1/2 years with his special Reiki mom and family. He

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What’s Good for the Goose

What’s Good for the Goose

It was a warm August evening, among the last few left before the cool Canadian weather would start creeping up and swallowing the summer bliss. I was walking with my husband and our faithful dog through the fields, where we go to watch the sun set almost every night. We

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Kitten & Fawn; Love & Compassion

Kitten & Fawn; Love & Compassion

Hermione is a premature fawn left by her mother. Mulan was a sickly, newborn kitten dumped at the animal shelter. Both are being loved and rehabbed at Forevermore Farm, a peaceful, quaint little farm where I teach Reiki & Kathleen Prasad’s Let Animals Lead® method of Animal Reiki.

During

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Addie Scores Big – Reiki Furever

Addie Scores Big – Reiki Furever

We rescued “Belle” from the wonderful shelter Homeward Bound in Middlebury, Vermont where I volunteer, about two and a half years ago.  She had been surrendered in South Carolina and moved to our shelter in Vermont.  She had only been in Vermont for about two days before I discovered her

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My Animal Reiki Journey: The Beginning

My Animal Reiki Journey: The Beginning

Ever since I can remember, my life was all about animals and nature. As a child, these were the things that helped me survive through difficult times and made me believe that God, or some form of Supreme Being, really exists…

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A Rescued Cat Overcomes His Fear of People

A Rescued Cat Overcomes His Fear of People

SARA Practitioner Deanna Sava shares a little background on the video:
“I don’t remember Stuart’s whole story, but he came into The Buddy Foundation with socialization issues. He was feral or semi-feral. Volunteers have been spending a lot of time trying to socialize him and they discovered that he loves

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