(GB) Bowen Technic For Animals
Bowen Technique For Animals
the Bowen Technique is a minimally invasive, highly relaxing and low stress therapy. The work is so gentle and non-invasive it can be applied to animals in traumatic situations.
It can be used for both large and small animals, domesticated and wild animals, those in rehabilitation, or suffering from injury, abuse or disease, and is currently in use in veterinary clinics in the U.S. and Canada.
Types of animals successfully treated with Touch Balancing have included: horses, dogs, cats (large and small felines, birds, cows, pigs, llamas, emus, foxes, coyotes, wolves, iguanas, chameleons, opossums.
Animals treated with the Bowen Technique show a general improvement in well-being and may experience relief from lameness, malaise, digestive problems, allergies and skin conditions. Bowen may also help improve negative emotional states and behavior. It is also extremely effective at calming anxiety, fear and aggression.
An arthritic cat who had stopped jumping onto the owner’s bed some months before benefited greatly from a Bowen treatment. After only one session she was able to jump onto the bed and was showing a lot more comfort moving around the house. (Elizabeth Sleight, Bowen Practitioner)
12-year-old female Greyhound with old fracture below right hock.
Difficulty moving around, irritable to other dogs in household. Runs with difficulty, using a short, humped-back stride. Treated with the Bowen Technique. 3 treatments 2 weeks apart, and basic modification of diet to higher quality and some raw foods.
After 1st treatment, moving better, playing more, lots of energy which held till next treatment. Improved each time; by third treatment was running and playing like a puppy with the other dogs; and no longer irritable. Eight months later, with no other treatment, still maintaining. Owners noted that this was the first summer she was not afraid of thunderstorms. (Dr. Lynn Peck, veterinarian and animal Bowen instructor)
8 year old Saddlebred mare, acute laminitis beginning 5 days previously
Very painful walking; on phenylbutazone (Bute). Animal Bowen~ treatment begun, with extremely light contact on each move. About halfway through the basic 4 procedures mare indicated she had had enough, so treatment was stopped. Next morning: bright, obviously more comfortable, on only half the previous day’s dose of Bute. After a second Bowen treatment that day addressing her front feet, mare walked off almost normally. (Dr. Lynn Peck, veterinarian and animal Bowen instructor)
Poppet has always been fit and healthy until her mother and sister died. Her health deteriorated and although she did pick up, she has always been ultra sensitive since then and she developed arthritis, which has affected her pelvis and legs. After just one Bowen treatment, Poppet was able to get herself up in the mornings, was eating more readily herself without any help, and is now her usual happy and contented self. (Beth Darrall, Equine Bowen Instructor)
Pet Owners Can Easily Learn the Bowen Technique
Pet owners can also easily learn to apply Bowen moves to their own pets for treatment between veterinary visits or in a crisis when a veterinarian may not be immediately available.
(see Animal Bowen Video/DVD)
Animal Bowen Resources & Information
ANIMAL BOWEN™ The Touch Balancing™/Bowen for Animals
Carol Bennett, Animal Bowen Instructor
Animal Bowen – Touch Balancing
Bowen Technique For Horse and Rider