The Paws Fur Life Way
- Empower Movement
- Keep your Dog healthy
Lesson 1: What is the Paws Fur Life way?
An introduction to the Paws Fur Life Way. We present to you a total holistic care system to enhance your dog’s well-being. Thus, promoting good health and longevity. Learn simple proven methods to keep your dog in balance. Physically, mentally and emotionally. All through nutrition, our proprietary touch method and simple, effective exercises.
Lesson 2: What is the PFL Touch
Touch. Humans and animals crave it. Touch can bring comfort to the sick, joy to the sad or lonely, hope to the frightened, calm and peace to the anxious. It is a miracle natural remedy that can improve any condition in life. Learn the power of the PFL Touch. A combination of the best techniques of canine massage and Tellington TTouch. And why your dog needs it no matter at what life stage he is at right now.
Lesson 3: Food Glorious Food
Your dog’s diet is the single, most important factor which you can control to help him live healthier. Feed fresh wholesome foods and less processed food. This will help boost your dog’s immune system, improve his skin and coat and help him maintain an ideal weight.
Lesson 4: How your dog’s body works (part 1)
Lesson 5: How your dog’s body works (part 2)
Your dog’s body has 11 different organ system. Each has a specialized set of jobs to perform, yet none can function effectively on its own. This amazing system helps your dog to think, breathe, respond. In other words, to live. Learn how the PFL Touch can have positive effects on each system.
Lesson 6: Proteins
Know what are the best sources of high-quality proteins. Ensure your dog gets all the 10 essential amino acids. Understand how protein works. Feed your dog the proper types and amount of protein he needs to thrive
Lesson 7: Fats
Understand the role of fats in your dog’s diet, how much and what types to feed. Know the whole food sources of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids which will give your dog an amazing skin and coat.
Lesson 8: Carbohydrates
Know the function and benefits of carbohydrates in your dog’s diet. Not sure which vegetables are safe for your dog? Learn what are the ‘good’ and ‘not so good’ veggies for your dog. Boost his immunity with excellent sources of phytonutrients.
Lesson 1: Vitamins ADEK
Lesson 2: Vitamins B and C
Why does your dog need vitamins? What happens when your dog does not have enough vitamins or has too much vitamins in his diet? Understand the most essential aspects of vitamins. Ensure that your dog receives the correct amounts of vitamins to thrive
Lesson 3: Macrominerals
Lesson 4: Trace minerals
Your dog’s body cannot make minerals. Minerals come from dietary sources. Know how much of each mineral your dog requires and what are the best whole food sources for these minerals. Understand how a diet which is deficient in minerals affect your dog’s health
Lesson 5: Home cooking for your dog – 5 step system
Lesson 6: Benefits of feeding vegetables
Know what are the pitfalls and myths about home prepared food. Ditch the stress and ROCK your dog’s diet using our easy 5 step system. You can prepare a balanced home prepared meal for your dog with confidence. A meal that provides all the necessary nutrients for your dog to thrive
Lesson 7: Being good observers
Why should you become good at observing your dog? Well, that is because your dog cannot go up to you and tell you he is in pain. He is not able to show you the spot that is causing him discomfort. By knowing what to look out for, you can spot the signs and symptoms of pain. You can then take immediate action to help your little furry one.
Lesson 8: Set the ambiance right
When we go for a massage or spa session, we look out for certain elements that can put us in a calm and relaxed state. This also is true for your dog. Know how to create the right energy and ambiance to enhance relaxation and healing in your dog.
Lesson 9: The PFL Touch – passive touch, effleurage
Touch intrudes on the personal space of the dog. The very first touch is important in setting the tone for the entire experience. Master 2 simple techniques that can avoid causing your dog stress, especially if it is his first time.
Lesson 10: The PFL Touch – the circle, putting it together
A very useful stroke is the circle. In this lesson, you will learn how to use it in different areas of the body. Your purpose is to increase blood circulation and remove toxins from your dog’s body.
Learning objectives of Modules 1 & 2
1) Why it is important to have preventive care, active care, and maintenance. A proven 3 step system.
2) Save money by knowing how to select the right food for optimal digestion to enhance your dog’s health
3) Easy 5 step system to create with confidence a more balanced home cooked diet for your dog
4) Your dog cannot tell you when he is in pain. To learn the skills of observation to take immediate action
5) Simple PFL Touches to help your dog cope with anxiety. Also to reduce pain and boost immunity.
Lesson 1: How much should I feed my dog?
Obesity is a rising health problem in dogs. Learn how to calculate your dog’s metabolizable energy (ME) requirements. Know how much to feed according to your dog’s daily energy needs to maintain a lean and healthy weight.
Lesson 2: To be healthy, your dog must eat healthily. Determine your dog’s nutrient requirements.
Understand how to determine the nutrient values of whole food sources. Know how much nutrients your dog needs to stay healthy and active.
Lesson 3: How to analyze your home prepared recipes
Stop stressing and start cooking! Know the exact foods and amounts to use in your home prepared diet. You are your dog’s master chef. Master the knowledge to analyze any recipe. Know which nutrient is lacking so you can supplement in your dog’s food.
Lesson 4: The PFL Touch – Kneading: Knead out the toxins
Kneading is an appropriate description of these rhythmic strokes. You roll, squeeze, wring and lift soft tissues. These rhythmic strokes remove metabolic waste and toxins out of the tissues. Thus, boosting your dog’s immunity
Lesson 5: The PFL Touch – Friction: Bring up the heat
Do you know that an arthritic dog limps in pain because his joints and muscles are cold and stiff? Bring relief to painful joints with friction. These strokes warm up the muscles and joints.
Lesson 6: The PFL Touch – Compression and putting the strokes together
Do you know that too much relaxation, like too much exercise, can leave muscles sore and achy? In this lesson, learn to ‘press’ out the knots in achy muscles using the compression technique.
Lesson 7: Supplementing your dog’s home cooked food
Understand why supplements are necessary for a home prepared diet. Ensure your dog will not be missing out on any important nutrients like calcium. Confused about the many choice of supplements available? Choose whole food supplements instead. Synthetic supplements can cause more harm to your dog.
Lesson 8: Diet for a senior dog
Your dog, like humans, needs special care once he becomes a senior. Your dog’s food requirements and ability to digest certain foods changes with age. You can help your dog live his golden years happy and healthy. Feed him a balanced diet and supplements to combat aging issues like stiff joints or arthritis.
Lesson 1: All about kibble
You are a busy pet parent and have to rely on commercial pet food. But are you confused by the long list of ingredients? Learn what are the harmful ingredients to avoid in dry or canned dog food. Master the skills to pick up any pet food and read the labels. Understand the quality of the ingredients and know which nutrients are missing. Use simple calculations to determine how much calories come from each macronutrient. Ensure your dog stays lean and fit even when he is eating commercial food.
Lesson 2: How to enhance the kibble diet
Take control of your dog’s diet even if he is on commercial pet food. Add fresh food to your dog’s diet that can have amazing long-term benefits for your dog’s health.
Lesson 3: The PFL Touch – Tapping to a positive vibe
In this lesson, learn all about tapping. Taping stimulates the nerve endings. This brings on a positive impact to the nervous system.
Lesson 4: The PFL Touch – TTouch bodywork
This gentle form of bodywork will deepen your connection with your dog. By doing a few minutes of these touches a day, you can create amazing positive results in your dog. More confidence, a positive attitude and behaviour, and improved health.
Lesson 5: Observation and taking notes
When working with your dog, it is important to note down your observations. Understand how to write down your observations in a clear and systematic way. These are very useful information you can discuss with your vet. This will lead to the best possible care for your dog’s health and well-being.
Lesson 6: Move those paws – Nosework
Nosework is one of your dogs will love as it engages their natural instinct. The smell is the most important sense in a dog. The percentage of the dog’s brain that analyzes smells is 40 times larger than that of a human. Sniffing stimulates the brain and it’s also a wonderful wet weather activity you can do with your dog.
Learning objectives of Modules 3 & 4
1) Know how much to feed to have a trim and fit dog
2) Analyze your home-cooked recipes. Know what nutrients are missing and how to supplement so your dog stays healthy
3) Pick up any pet food or treat from the shelf and know how to read the labels to see if it’s good for your dog
4) Select the right food for your senior dog for easy digestion and maximum absorption
5) Relax, refresh, rejuvenate using more PFL Touches for better sleep. The result: a calmer and happier dog.
6) Stimulate your dog physically and mentally with a simple yet effective exercise you can do indoors or rainy days.
Lesson 1: Dogs have emotions too (overview of Bach flower remedies)
Your dog suffers from ‘negative emotional states’ like you. Learn how you can help him when he is fearful, anxious or stressed with a simple, safe and effective remedy
Lesson 2: Understanding your dog’s behavior
Lesson 3: Balance his emotions with the right Bach flower remedies
You can manage your dog’s emotions by understanding his behavior. Know the common remedies that can help your dog overcome his ‘negative emotional states’. Learn to identify which of the 38 Bach flower remedies are appropriate for your dog in different situations.
Lesson 4: The PFL Touch – Ear TTouch, Mouth TTouch
The mouth and ear TTouches have a remarkable influence on your dog’s physical, mental and emotional health. Do you have or know any excited or hyperactive dog? The ear TTouch is one of the most effective touches for calming him down. It has been used in thousands of cases for preventing shock or reducing shock after an injury or trauma. What about the mouth TTouch? Do you know that the mouth is the center of emotions as it has connections to the limbic system? The mouth TTouch can influence and calm some habitual things done with the mouth. This includes chewing, barking and biting.
Lesson 5: The PFL Touch – Recommendations for different breeds and life stages
Understand the different PFL touches you can use. What do you use for puppies? Or how about for senior and geriatric dogs, or dogs at the end of their wonderful life? We also discuss the various strokes you can use on young, athletic dogs. Or for dogs who do agility.
Lesson 1: Common injuries and problem – How PFL touch can help Part 1 – Arthritis
Arthritis is no longer an old dog problem. The incidence of arthritis has shot up by 400% in the last 3 years. More and more dogs below the age of 7 are getting arthritis. Recognize the signs and symptoms of arthritis. Apply the right PFL touch that will help to delay the onset and/or degeneration.
Lesson 2: Common injuries and problem – How PFL touch can help Part 2 – Hip dysplasia and Luxating Patella
Lesson 3: Common injuries and problem – How PFL touch can help Part 3 – IVDD, post-surgery
Here, we look into common joint problems like hip dysplasia and luxating patella. Recognize and manage the symptoms to keep your dog moving comfortably and pain-free. In lesson 3, we discuss simple touches you can use when your dog is ill, or if he requires surgery.
Lesson 4: Groundwork to a more balanced, confident dog
Time for some exercise and playtime! Playtime is not about running wild and free, fetching the ball or frisbee. Your dog can have fun too (if not more) going through simple well laid out obstacles. Groundwork develops awareness and confidence. Your dog learns how to think, focus and cooperate. The best part is, he is learning at his own speed. He makes his own choices in a relaxed setting and having fun all at the same time.
Lesson 5: Go on a sniffari and smell the possibilities
Combining nosework and groundwork for the ultimate fun learning experience for your dog!
Learning objectives for Modules 5 & 6
1) Dogs have feelings too. Reduce their fears and stress in a natural way
2) Manage your dog’s emotions the holistic way with the right Bach flower remedy.
3) Know a simple stroke that can help your dog in emergency situations
4) Apply the PFL Touch to help your dog overcome common injuries and problems
5) Build confidence in your dog. Smell the possibilities
The end result:
HEALTHY DOG = HAPPY DOG = HAPPY YOU!
- Lectures 44
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 652
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes