“Animal Reiki” The benefits to Reiki with animals and people is calm peace and relaxation. Therefore you can see why reiki is vital for animals too. Reiki is an effective stress reliever for pets in a new home, crate training, anxiety and more.
Coping With Illness and Surgery Recovery
When we are in a state of relaxation our muscles relax, all our systems relax, we become more aware of our environment, we feel safe and secure. “Our bodies can heal themselves when we can allow ourselves to relax,” Reiki works by inducing that state or creating that relaxation that we need to heal. “Working with animals is no different than working with people they heal much quicker with an illness or after surgery.
If you have a pet who is anxious at the vet, but requires many visits because of their sickness or needs surgery, Reiki can help to put them in a state of calm.
End of Life Care
Reiki can be used to help an animal pass. Animals like people need time to know they will soon pass. Reiki can help provide that time so that a pet is not in severe pain as they cope with passing. It can also bring pet owners some peace as well, especially knowing that their pet is at peace.
Reiki can provide a way to strengthen the bond between animal and parent. Animals teach us so much about love and comfort. They are intuitive beings, they know a lot more than we realize. Reiki can offer another way to connect with your pet and can be especially helpful if you have rescued a new pet with past trauma or notice significant changes in your pet anxiety, growling, crying, but there are no physical signs of illness.