Reiki and Courage: Supporting the Fearful Dog

Reiki courage article

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. –Nelson Mandela

Addressing fear issues in our beloved canine can be quite a challenge. In addition to getting help from your trusted veterinarian and trainer, learning to work with the holistic healing system of Reiki can be a wonderful support to your dog’s healing process. Reiki is a Japanese energy healing system that utilizes a series of meditation and focus techniques to support an energetic rebalancing and re-harmonizing of the body, mind and spirit.

Reiki and the Aggressive Dog: Creating Healing Connections


Aggression, like any other physical or emotional issue a dog may face, is, from an energetic perspective, simply an imbalance in the dog’s energetic state. As energetic balance is regained, the symptoms of the issue improve. When the dog reaches a fully balanced state, aggression disappears. In this article, I’d like to introduce the idea that Reiki can be a wonderful way to support a dog on the road to recovery from aggression.