Shelter Animal Reiki Association

Shelter Animal Reiki Association

Macy and Her Puppies

Macy is a beautiful brown Cocker Spaniel with a bit of white on her. She was recently brought to Animals in Distress having just had a litter of seven puppies. One of the puppies had made its transition by the time they got to AID. The other

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Creating The Healing Space

One of the fundamentals of Animal Reiki is creating a healing space and inviting the animal into that space. Here’s how Tulip, the black Chow, reminded me of that truth…

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Overcoming “Shelter-itis”

I find working with animals in a shelter environment to be extremely rewarding, as do many others. Those of us in SARA have made it our mission to bring Reiki to as many animal shelters as possible. Of course, there are more shelters than there are SARA members,

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Larry’s Legacy

Larry the boxer leaves behind lessons about life, death, and the eternal nature of our spirits.

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Caring For The Caregivers

..posted by John Sawyer
One of the many wonderful things about Reiki is its ability to heal the healer, so to speak. As we offer Reiki to others, the energy flowing through us benefits us, as well. This is one aspect of Reiki that makes it ideal for

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The Mantra of the Rescuer

..posted by John Sawyer
One of the things that we as animal Reiki practitioners sometimes forget is that the people who care for the animals in the shelters in which we practice sometimes need Reiki as much or more than the animals do. Having been in animal rescue in

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Reiki At AID – Hellos and Goodbyes

…posted by John Sawyer
It’s been quite a year for me at AID. I’ve met and worked with many animals and learned from all of them. Animals are such wonderful teachers!

Allie

I wrote about Allie previously. Unfortunately, Allie made her transition several weeks ago.

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Reiki at AID: Button

…posted by John Sawyer
I met Button a few days after she arrived at Animals in Distress. Button is a Jack Russell Terrier who at the age of 8 weeks suffered a broken back when she was dropped. Knowing Button as I do now, I’m sure she surprised

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