Acu-Dog – A Guide To Canine Acupressure

Today’s post is a long overdue review of the latest book by Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute founders Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis. Acu-Dog – A Guide to Canine Acupressure is essentially a new and revised edition of The Well-Connected Dog (which I reviewed here a few years ago), and this version is printed in color on glossy pages, has lots of photos and illustrations, and most important, thorough explanations of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and canine acupressure.

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Got Chi?

By Amy Snow, BA, MS, Acupressure Diplomat, Nancy Zidonis, BS,  Veterinary Homeopathy Diplomat

Chi, (also seen as Qi or Ki), is defined as “vital life-force energy” or “life-promoting energy” that circulates throughout the body. When chi is balanced and flowing harmoniously throughout the body we all enjoy good health and mental acuity. If chi is impeded in any way the body becomes compromised and can experience ill-health. This is the basic concept underlying Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Continue reading “Got Chi?”