Oxytocin is a hormone which acts mainly as a neuromodulator* in the brain. It evokes feelings of wellbeing, reduces anxiety and promotes tranquillity and a sense of security. This is the reason why oxytocin is believed to play an important role in the inhibition of areas of the brain associated with controlling behaviour e.g. fear [...]
A new webinar is now available for you to explore. These days in many homes several animals of the same or different species live together. Sometimes problems do arise. In this webinar we take a look at some of them, and how applied zoopharmacognosy and Tellington TTouch can provide some tools to help us overcome [...]
Reactive to Calm The first webinar incorporating Tellington TTouch has now been launched! Here we take a look at what reactivity is and some of the ways it might manifest in our animals. Taking an integrative approach we then explore the options which both Tellington TTouch and zoopharmacognosy (as well as some other [...]
Webinar exploring reactivity from an integrative perspective with Tellington Touch and Zoopharmacognosy. This webinar will be in English. If you wish to attend please contact email@example.com.
We have just launched a new short online course in Spanish where you can learn some simple, basic TTouch wrap configurations. The holiday season is coming soon and for many dogs this is a time of great stress due to fireworks and other noisy events. TTouch wraps can help enormously to remove or reduce the [...]
Our aim is that the animals we work with should be present throughout the activity. Only when the animal is aware of what is going on can he assimilate the experience and learn from it. We must always offer them that crucial "pause" so that they can process the information. For the very same reasons [...]
For the most part we are impatient. In our world of instant gratification we want all difficulties to be resolved with a wave of a magic wand, but that is not how life is. When we are working with animals, it pays to celebrate each tiny step forward. Each tiny advancement takes us just that [...]
What a sad life some dogs lead! I don't mean dogs that are starved or abandoned or beaten. That is a dimension of even greater suffering. I am referring to dogs, mostly in the country, who have a home and are fed but whose lives are utterly sad. The other day we went to catch [...]