Beyond The Borders of Animal Training
As someone who has been an animal care professional for nearly 20 years, I understand the need for and the importance of humane, science-based animal training, species-specific enrichment, and species-appropriate husbandry. I understand and the importance of animal care givers and companion animal guardians being fluent in specie-specific behaviors. Knowing how to accurately read and correctly interpret an animal's body language, and vocalizations is essential. Knowing how animals learn and retain information is essential. Understanding how and why force-free methods work best -- compared to other methods -- is vital; applying these humane methods should be priority for all species of animals.
Science-based tools assist us in bridging the gap between species.
After decades of professional and personal experience, I am an expert in these areas. I have seen the far-reaching effects of these compassionate, science-based methods. - Which is why I am incredibly passionate about these tools! I not only teach others how to use these tools, but I use them on a daily basis with clients and in our home. These tools are necessary for any species of animal who is living in a captive environment, whether the animal is in our home or a facility.
But there is much more that we can work with and carefully manage that extends far beyond the borders of animal training, enrichment, and husbandry. There are other elements at play that affect our animal family members, and the animals under our care at a shelter or facility. This can be summed up in one word: Energy.
The blending of science and spirituality is the work of the future. That future is now. - Amy Martin
Working with Energy
Energy is everything. How we manage energy is an integral part of being a Conscious Companion. Practicing personal energy management is important to the management and success of managing our animal companions, and to the health and well being of them as well. Assisting our animal companions with their energetic challenges is also an important part of being an animal guardian and a Conscious Companion.
As both an Intuitive and an Empath, and a certified Energy Healing Practitioner, I am able to successfully tune into the world of energy. This is an ability that I have been able to access for as long as I can remember. These intuitive insights are in my blood; they are inherent in my genes. My Cherokee ancestors knew how to beautifully and mindfully work with both the tangible physical world and the world of energy. They knew that these two worlds were not separate from one another; they are One. As both a descendant and teacher of First Nation sacred practices, and a professional practitioner of Energy Medicine, I understand the reality of how energy affects everything; it can strengthen (or hinder) healing, growth, and connection.
Energy is the lifeline of all life.
Although it is nearly 2020, we are light years away of where we could all be with regards to how we live with and care for animal companions. The world of animal behavior consulting and animal guardianship will eventually shift to a world that combines both science and spirituality; we will finally learn how to work with the metaphysical and the physical. These worlds are not separate. They are One. And if we want to have true success, true lasting bonds and true health and harmony in our homes, we will learn to utilize (and live in) both of these worlds.
The energy-based services I offer are powerful tools that you can access to manage your energy, the energy of your home, and to strengthen and balance your animal companion's energy. Through these transformational tools your family can discover profound life-changing insights. These energy services provide both deep healing and meaningful connection.
You can learn about the energy-based services that Conscious Companion is currently offering below:
Animals are not only beholders of great beauty, but they are also beholders of ancient wisdom. ― Molly Friedenfeld