Author: Dr. Donna Kelleher

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 →

Thistle’s Cushings and kidney disease cured during Pandemic

Thistle is a fourteen-year old Border terrier with months-long history of kidney and liver failure and Cushings disease. Cushings is a problem in the adrenal gland that is caused by too much cortisol and a widespread endocrine imbalance. It can cause overdrinking, overeating, pot belly, infections, and elevated liver enzymes and metabolic stress. Conventional medicine separates the pituitary versus adrenal-dependent… Read more →

Positive, clicker training with wild one year old Mustang

Mick is the sweetest most reliable horse now but several years ago we were sorting things out! He would try to bite me (that is why I am carrying a whip) and I was trying to train him to the point we could catch him. I wanted him to learn that touch was safe. If you have an aggressive animal,… Read more →

Seattle Times Article Published!

Evaluating our Moral Compass  Published February 8, 2019 “The Greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” — Mahatma Gandhi A few years ago my husband and I decided to travel, not to discover romantic Italian art or wine or rumble down cobblestone lanes, instead choosing dirt paths through poor… Read more →