General Animal Reiki Articles

This page is the place for you to read about all things animal Reiki! You’ll find articles about Reiki’s healing benefits for shelter animals, how Reiki can help heal compassion fatigue in animal caregivers, and even how chocolate can teach us about animal Reiki! There are also several articles about what exactly animal Reiki “is,” including one written especially for vet techs. It’s not always easy to explain animal Reiki to others, but hopefully these articles will shed some clarity on animal Reiki’s meaning and help you in your next Reiki conversation. A common theme throughout many of these articles is the fact that Reiki starts with you, and radiates a beautiful peaceful and compassionate space that helps others to heal as well! CLICK HERE for a supportive audio course, “Heal Yourself, Heal Your Animals,” that will share important tips and powerful techniques for interspecies connection and healing.

5 Ways Animal Reiki is Love

Happy Valentine’s Day, animal lovers! While this holiday is often thought of in terms of romantic love, I’d like to celebrate it this year by reflecting on the ways our practice with animals and Reiki helps us experience the truest and most beautiful kind of love each and every day! Here are five of my … 5 Ways Animal Reiki is Love Read More »
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My Journey with Reiki

I learned to practice Reiki in 1998. When my dog Dakota came over and sat on top of my feet during my first Reiki self-treatment, I had two incredible realizations: 1) Dakota liked the feeling of Reiki so much that he couldn’t bear to be even one foot away from me as I practiced. 2) … My Journey with Reiki Read More »
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Reiki is Wisdom & Compassion

Reiki is wisdom and compassion

For we did not weave the web of life. We are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. Let us give thanks for the web and the circle that connects us. –Chief Seattle Sometimes when I fly, I get very philosophical. Just the other day, I was … Reiki is wisdom and compassion Read More »
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5 Things You Need to Know About Animal Reiki Today

1. Animal Reiki = compassion. Reiki teaches us to be compassionate to ourselves and to others. Ultimately, there is no difference, since all is One. It is this Oneness space that Reiki helps us to tap into with its many tools. When we are with our animals, we can often touch this space, feeling our … 5 Things You Need to Know About Animal Reiki Today Read More »
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4 Ways That Reiki Can Help Shelter Animals

Reiki is an easy-to-use practice that complements both conventional and holistic approaches. Reiki translates from Japanese as “spiritual energy” and is a system of meditative practice that uses calming mindfulness techniques as well as compassionate intention to help bring the body, mind and spirit back to harmony and balance. Reiki meditative practices are a wonderful … 4 Ways That Reiki Can Help Shelter Animals Read More »
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Compassion Fatigue and Animal Rescue: How Reiki Can Help

1. Animal Reiki = compassion. Those of us with a passion to help shelter/sanctuary animals know what difficult work it is. On the one hand, we feel an inner mission to rescue animals who are in trouble, to comfort animals who are traumatized and to help abused animals back to a place of health and … Compassion Fatigue and Animal Rescue: How Reiki Can Help Read More »
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6 Questions to Ask

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Animal Reiki Practitioner or Teacher

1) What is your animal Reiki experience? Learning the types of animals they work with and how long they have been practicing with animals specifically can give you a clear idea about the type of animals they enjoy working with as well as their comfort level with different animal healing scenarios. Sometimes they have been … 8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Animal Reiki Practitioner or Teacher Read More »
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3 Reasons Animal Reiki Rocks!

There are so many reasons to love Reiki for animals! Those of us who have been practicing for a long time (or even a short time) know this well. But next time you find yourself talking to someone about why you love it, keep in mind some of these mainstream reasons why it’s the GO … 3 Reasons Animal Reiki Rocks! Read More »
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The Reiki Gifts of Healing: Earth and Sky

I love this quote because it helps us to remember what a miracle life is! For me, my animal Reiki practice is something that brings magic and miracles to my life every single day. Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the … The Reiki Gifts of Healing: Earth and Sky Read More »
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