This is Dagwa's first experience with essential oils, at a workshop I was teaching. She displays a particularly unique response (she is Fire element) but at the same time you can see that she responds profoundly.
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Here is a good series of an Arab stallion's response when offered an essential oil. I was at this barn for another reason but he was calling me for an oil so I offered him whatever I had in my hand. You can really see the range of facial expressions as the oil triggers his brain chemistry.
Views from a week in Greece, learning Animal PsychAromatica and enjoying the Greek vibe!
Does the concept of aromatherapy for dogs conjure up images of poodles in beauty parlours, relaxing to soothing music and having a facial? Because aromatherapy has been so over-marketed as a ‘beauty aid’ in this country the idea of using essential oils to heal dogs can seem very strange.