P. had had spinal surgery. Several months later she was incontinent and had very little use of her hind legs. Her person took her for walks in a stroller. P. said she really didn’t like the stroller. She was a terrier, and she wanted to be on the ground to sniff and poke her nose into things! I recommended a course of homeopathics to restore some of the nerve damage, and a course of exercises, first just walking a few steps outside, then back home again. Then a few more, until she could get to the neighbor’s house. Now she is trotting around the house and around the neighborhood. Her incontinence has improved to about 80-90 percent, and her only “accidents” are when she gets overly excited.
[blockquote]I adopted my dog Portia from the SPCA. She is blind and deaf. Shortly after her adoption, she had a severe spinal cord injury. After surgery and many months of rehabilitation she regained limited ability to walk (up to 50% normal).
Portia also was suffering from urinary incontinence, and was uncomfortable around other animals and people.
I scheduled a session with Adrienne Herman and the following things happened:
-Portia became much more relaxed around people and dogs.
-Portia’s urinary incontinence improved significantly.
-Portia’s strength, stability and walking improved to about 80%.
-Portia seems much more content, affectionate and at peace.
Portia shared her feelings and needs with Adrienne. This has given her more security and confidence. I can now be a better provider/friend and she feels loved and heard.
I plan to schedule follow up sessions with Adrienne to ensure that Portia’s emotional and physical health continues to be supported. A relaxed, happy dog is a healthy dog!!
-Edmond Benech [/blockquote]