Animal EMDR: For the Treatment of Emotional Disorders

Par François G. Cellier

May 31th, 2017 – Like human beings, animals can also suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, as well as experience emotional distress. The Animal EMDR approach (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) has proven effective to counter the highly disabling psychological and behavioural effects of these disorders. And, good news, this technique recently became available in the Province of Québec.

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Playing With your Cat: Watch your Hands

By Daniel Filion
Consultant in feline behavior at Éduchateur

jeux-de-mains-4-2October 27, 2016 – In my last column, I explained to Internet users how to play with their cat in three steps. That being said, if the cat has needs to play, you must identify the toys it prefers, but also know the limits that should not be crossed during a game session. In so doing, bites potentially severe will be avoided.

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The Euthanasia Dilemma

Young brown tabby cat sleeping on the wall. Selective focus.By François G. Cellier

July 4, 2016 – A critical moment that will change the life of a pet owner, euthanasia confirms the certainty that we are all mortal. To end the life of a faithful companion reminds us, too, how the attachment between humans and animals can be powerful.

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