Animal Communication Penelope Smith

Holistic Animal Services

Veterinary Resources

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
For a directory of holistic veterinarians 

Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy
Vets who trained under Dr. Richard Pitcairn in homeopathic care and other natural health care information

American Veterinary Chiropractic Association, Inc.

American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture

American Association of Housecall and Mobile Veterinarians

American Veterinary Dental College

Physical therapy for pets

Holistic animal health care article archive and e-mail updates by Dr. Karen Becker

Animal Safety and Care

Pet Disaster Preparedness Guide

Pet Food Safety and Product Recalls/Alerts

Pet safety guide written by industry experts, includes chapters on common household hazards for pets, food safety for pets, pet-proofing, and natural disaster preparation for pet owners.

Pet Safety: Leaving your dog or cat home alone

Household cleaning products that are harmful to pets
and easy natural recipes for cleaning home and pets.

10 most common ways dogs are accidentally poisoned

Tips for pet proofing your home and yard:

Keeping Pets Safe in Your Home Room by room advice and many helpful links.

Guide to Pet-Safe House Plants

Getting Your Home Ready for Your New Rescue Dog

MyDogLikes dog health and wellness; behavior and training tips.

Dog Walking Safety Tips

Benefits of Pets for Kids – The Essential Guide A comprehensive resource on the many benefits of animals for children, including what it takes to have a pet, how to take care of pets, and pets for special needs children.

Animal Assistance in Addiction Therapy and Prevention

Guide for people looking to recover from their addiction through pet adoption

Establishing pet-friendly office policies.

Reviews, tips, and information to take care of hamsters, guinea pigs, and chinchillas

campaign reveals the dangers of second hand smoke for animals.

Dangers of smoking and vaping around pets

Sleep health for your pets

How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need?
How Much Sleep Do Cats Need?
Do All Animals Need to Sleep?

Sleep health and wellness
for your dog

How to tell if your pet is impacting your sleeping habits positively or negatively.

Homemade grain-free dog treat recipes.

Guide to making a delicious, healthy cake for your dog on her special day. Highlights the best flour for your dog's diet, healthy topping and frosting, and original recipes.

Aid and Insurance

What it costs to have a cat or dog companion and how to budget for expenses.

Cost-helping database, specifically and helping find costs of procedures, professional services and much more. Countless people have shared their costs on our interactive map, making it easier to find that "fair price." 

The Simple Dollar’s guide to financial aid for pets. A state by state guide that provides a list of the resources and organizations that are offering financial assistance for pet owners in need.

A detailed guide on how to find help and care for your pets when you are hospitalized.

To help animal guardians navigate the pet insurance industry, we consulted with vets and pet care experts about what's essential to a pet insurance policy. We explored policy details, compared coverage options, and even tested each provider's customer service to see if they truly provide peace of mind.

Information and resources on health insurance for dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets.

Guide to homeowner's insurance for dog owners
, including blacklisted breeds.

Animal-assisted therapy for substance abuse. Benefits and how to find a provider.


We travel the USA compiling guides to dog friendly towns, parks and events.

Guide to traveling with your pets

How to keep your dog safe in the car

The Complete Guide to Traveling with Dogs

5 Tips for Traveling with Cats

Guide to flying with pets provides updated information on pet travel restrictions for every airline, including emotional support and service animals. Also:
  • Pet friendly airport and relief locations
  • Pet health requirements for each state
  • Travel rewards and programs offered for flying with your pet

Moving with your pet: preparation and adjustment

Ways to keep your pet safe and comfortable before, during and after a move.

A resource guide that includes the state importation regulations for the most common household pets
. State-by-state interactive map to view the specific veterinary health certificates, permits and vaccinations required to move pets to a new state.


MyDogLikes comprehensive dog product reviews, buying guide, and coupons.

Online resource for tips, advice, products and guides.

Organic products for animals. Effective oral care water and food additive and dental gel, healing skin salves, shampoos, insect spray, ear cleaner.

Oral Care Products Clean your Pet's teeth the safe and healthy way, without anesthesia.

Pet Prayer Flags Beautiful prayer flags to commemorate our connection with animal friends who have gone on. 

Loss of Pets Ecards

Create your own e-card with Canva, a simple, drag-and-drop, design software that’s completely online and free to use.

Fancy Cat Perches A wide variety of cat furniture with sturdy construction and no toxic chemical smells. Cat playgrounds for small and big cats in different colors.

Animal Health Care Careers

Holistic health careers:

Interested in becoming a
Veterinary Technician? Find a comprehensive list of vet tech programs in the U.S. at

Vet Tech University
has an educational program/certificate for training Vet Techs. The online resource dedicated to prospective and current veterinary medicine professionals.

Veterinary students
find all of the necessary steps, from the education, internship and exam processes to licensure and maintaining your Vet Tech/Veterinarian credentials within your respective state, all on one page, in an easy step by step process. 

Open Colleges Animal Care Courses Australia's leading online educator (An infographic which shows what lies ahead if you pursue a career in animal care) (Animal care advice from Industry Professionals)

CourseFinder bringing together online and distance education courses from the biggest and best Australian universities, TAFEs and private colleges. Animal care courses at:


Animals 24-7
Subscribe to e-letter to get well-documented news and thoughtful editorials you won’t find anywhere else about animal issues around the world

Animal Wellness Magazine cover with dog

Animal Wellness Magazine devoted to natural & holistic health for animals.

Nature's Corner magazine cover boy and dog
Nature’s Corner™ Magazine for people who are passionate about their animal companions, animals in general, and Nature.

The online Dog Video Magazine
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Animal Liberty  Writings on the sacredness of animals. Charter of Animal Liberation.

Animal Welfare Organizations

Earthfire Institute A non-profit organization dedicated to fostering appreciation of all living things fundamental to their preservation. A refuge for rescued wild animals of many species who act as a bridge to humankind to reconnect with the sacredness of the wild.                                                         
Juas and babies  - tamarin monkeys at Pacific Primate Sanctuary
Pacific Primate Santuary, Inc. A nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to the protection, preservation, and propagation of threatened, endangered, or distressed primates. Monkeys come from research labs, the pet trade, and some have been confiscated from smugglers by federal agencies. The Sanctuary is run by volunteers and relies on contributions from the public to continue its life saving work.  
Juas and babies                                                                                                                           
The Elephant Sanctuary  The nation's only natural-habitat refuge where sick, old, and needy elephants can walk the Earth in peace and dignity. The 800 acre sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee provides education about these endangered elephants.

Defenders of Wildlife Wildlife updates and environmental network. An easy way to keep informed and support animal and environmental issues.

Earth Island Institute In-depth information on environmental protection.  

Green Living Guide. Help the planet and all its inhabitants by following these inexpensive ways to go green.

Spiritual Growth
It is always possible to discover more deeply what the force is, what the grace is, that moves your life. In fact, it is essential to acknowledge that, and to open to direct experience in the discovery of that. Then you have the actual choice of surrendering your thoughts and emotions, your habits and concepts, surrendering it all to the grace of the power that is calling you home.     Gangaji

A Network for Grateful Living A worldwide community of gratefulness, including all of life on Earth. Inspiring thoughts for each day.
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Steps To Enlightenment A book written by Sharmai Amber with Keith Amber who together co-host Mastering Ourselves Radio which airs 6 days a week and is dedicated to spiritual growth.

Prepare to delight in the helpfulness of this wonderfully well-written, practical, and thorough guide through the pitfalls on the spiritual journey. The real-life examples give exquisite clarity to the pointers on how to progress to self-mastery on our true soul path. Penelope Smith

link to
Your Soul’s Plan: Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born
by Robert Schwartz Ten true stories of people who planned physical illness, having handicapped children, deafness, blindness, drug addiction, alcoholism, losing a loved one, and severe accidents. The book presents the actual conversations people had with their future parents, children, spouses, friends, and other loved ones when together they planned the challenges they would experience in their upcoming lifetimes.
How humans can upgrade the English language
to become as resonant with natural harmonies as birdsong and cricket choirs—and to 'convey a higher frequency of consciousness in our communications and inspire a greater frequency of kindness in our interactions’