Using Rosemary Gladstar’s recipe for Rose cream I learned from her at Sage Mountain in Vermont, here I am in my kitchen making rose cream from wild Nooksa roses. Rose is a magnificent way to manage insomnia and trauma as well as nerve pain and trauma. It is safe internally but here we are making a topical cream. Read more →
Emily is Twenty years young!
We are celebrating Emily’s 20th birthday. I have been treating her for the past few years. Kidney disease and other problems don’t slow that girl down. Her person brings her in for acupuncture regularly so when she developed a small growth on her gum, she received medicinal mushrooms. She is on a tiny amount of three different kidney boosters–Herbalist Alchemist’s… Read more →
The Ripple Effect
In my new book, Zen and the Art of Caring for Pets, I write about Ripple, an eight year-old poodle with severe IMPA (Immune mediated polyarthritis.) Note: Ripple’s joints are shaved where the specialist vet did joint taps to try to find a bacteria or infectious cause for the… Read more →
Aloe at the Pheonix Botanical Garden.
See You at Local Movie Premiere of ‘The Dog Doc’!
Hi everyone! This is the first movie showing our world of holistic veterinary medicine which is totally different than conventional veterinary medicine. Dr. Marty has been a pioneer so it will be good to see the inside of his world. I first met him in 2003 after my book (The Last Chance Dog) came out we were at a holistic… Read more →
Dr. Donna’s Holistic Canine Nutrition Class
WHAT: Dr. Donna’s Holistic Canine Nutrition Class WHEN: November 9, 2019 9am – 1pm PST WHERE: 4511 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle 98107 COST: $135 Please Note: Class registration fee is non-refundable due to venue rental costs. One Participant $135.00 USD Class Overview Customizing raw and cooked diets to meet your dog’s individual needs Diet based solutions for liver and kidney… Read more →
Spread the word: Making medicine
Here I am showing Olivia how to find the best plantain leaf (Plantago lanceolata) for her salve! When you show a young person something you know, especially a way to help heal itchy skin and abrasions, it can empower her! Women have long since been strengthened by connecting to each other and to the plants! Read more →