Hello and Welcome to Carol's Pet Cafe! I
am Carol, the Founder of Carol’s Pet Cafe’ located in Floyd, VA. We offer Alternative Wellness Solutions to assist in improving health naturally for our Companion Animals.Having
my Doctorate in Animal Naturopathy opens doors to a myriad of wellness
solutions to assist pet guardians in providing more natural approaches to
their beloved pets.
Natural Health Consulting for
Animals has been a part of my life since 2001. I originally became interested
in this rewarding work after I read the book, “Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to
Natural Health for Dogs and Cats.” The information I read in the book opened my
eyes to the nutritional lack my cats and dogs were experiencing daily. Once I
began making changes to my own pet companions’ diets, their health blossomed.
The skin allergies, bad breath, putrid smells, gas, diarrhea, urinary crystals,
dull coats, dry skin, and urinary infections were a thing of the past. Once I
realized that a change in diet was responsible for this exceptional
transformation in health in my pets, I was on a mission to let everyone know
how they could improve the health of their pets too.
beloved cat, Chicona, was the driving force for developing my natural
work with animals in 2001. As a 3 1/2 year old rescue that came into my life in
1993, she was my first cat. At that time, I was not privy to the
natural methods and fed her the usual dry food. Severe allergies
developed in her ears and skin. I really didn't know what else to do
except take her to the Vet, wherein they gave her a large dose of
steroids. This temporarily relieved the symptoms, of course, but then the allergies
came back with a vengeance. Once I began feeding natural food and
providing other natural methods for healing and keeping her healthy(like natural flea products, reducing/eliminating vaccines, etc), her allergies improved and
then eventually disappeared. She has since gone over the rainbow bridge at age 25, yet I know the change
I made in her diet and the natural methods I used to treat her
contributed to her longevity.
It is always an inspiration to me
when I see the positive changes in pet companions after their pet guardians
make small changes in their diets, exercise routines, vaccinations, and
emotional well-being, to name a few. However, once I began my work with Hands
on Healing/Acupressure, I noticed an even bigger change in behavior, body discomforts,
joint pain, and disease management. I will continue to improve my training for
Hands on Healing in Jin Shin Jyutsu and Animal Acupressure since the outcome is
Even though I have showered my
beloved pet companions with the benefits of a natural, healthy lifestyle, I am
not without experiencing loss. In 2010, I lost my Corgi, Shamus, to a
rare form of cancer. He was not yet 6 years old. He was however,
very satisfied and happy with his raw diet, family, and treats until his soul departed
on that very sad day. His wonderful attitude and tolerance for his
deteriorating physical condition will always keep me moving forward in the
quest for all animals to be healthier and healed by natural methods. He
was and STILL IS an inspiration!
I feel our beloved companions
deserve to have the best life while they are on this earth. I am committed to
sharing the many natural healing methods that I have learned from the knowledge and experience with my and my customers' pet companions. Healing Pets Naturally is miraculous, gratifying work and I am looking forward
to sharing many healing, happy years ahead with the pet companions and pet
lovers of the world.