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articles by: Susan Wagner

The Worst Can Bring Out Our Best

Perseverance seems to be the wisdom needed right now. Suffering is all around. We've barely begun to emerge from Haiti and the gulf tragedy, and now we are faced with the horrific floods in Pakistan. …

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A Little Bird Told Me

Bam! My husband heard that dreaded sound a bird makes when flying head first into a window. I saw it flapping around in the front yard, obviously unable to fly. I finally found it cawing loudly un…

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Human & Animal Healing

There stood George Washington, looming larger than life, peering over Paul McCartney. With his outstretched arm, it looked as if George was singing Let it Be, or Hey Jude. It was quite a surreal momen…

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Our Pets As Spiritual Teachers?

Spirituality -- how do you define it? I see it as a way of living that requires a search for who we really are, the meaning of our lives, and honors our connection to a higher power and all that is. H…

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Living Like Wolves

How about behaving like a wolf today? Yes, I said wolf. Wolves are perhaps the most misunderstood of all animals. Often portrayed as vicious predators, they are truly wise and wondrous creatures. …

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It’s The Crazy Cats or Me!

By Susan Wagner, DVM, MS, DACVIM There I was at my friend Jim's 60th birthday party, enjoying the many stories he was being roasted with. Someone yelled to his wife, Patty, "Tell the cat story…

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Ease Your Pet’s Anxiety

We may love the 4th of July, but it can be a nightmare for our canine companions. The rumbles and booms of fireworks often elicit mild to severe anxiety, causing signs such as drooling, pacing, pantin…

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Lessons on Lessening Suffering in the Gulf

Pelicans and turtles frozen in oil, businesses lost, lives changed forever. The gulf oil spill defies comprehension -- emotions too much to bear and horrifying images burned in our memories. How in th…

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A Bird’s Eye View

Living a free life comes down to understanding one concept  -- power and control. All of humanity is currently facing this challenge. We believe ourselves to be free, but we have no idea that most…

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2012: Armageddon?

The Mayans were an ancient, wise civilization that lived in what is now Central America. They were advanced in many areas, including astronomy and mathematics, which allowed them to calculate an amazi…

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about Susan Wagner

Dr. Susan Wagner is a board certified veterinary neurologist whose pioneering work acknowledges the bioenergetic interaction between people and animals. She is an advocate for change in the area of interpersonal violence and animal cruelty, and works toward a greater understanding surrounding the health implications of the human-animal bond. Dr. Wagner is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University Veterinary College, a Level IV Healing Touch for Animals practitioner and co-author of Through A Dog’s Ear.

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