The Possible Canine
Devoted For Over 17 Years
The Possible Canine has been devoted to helping dog owners across the world manage a wide range of health conditions,with therapeutic diets and herbal protocols for every dog and condition.
Canine Nutritionist and Chartered Herbalist Catherine Lane offers comprehensive, individualized online consultations, as well as highly acclaimed online courses in both canine nutrition and herbalism for companion animals.
Cat Lane, Dip. CFN, Chartered Herbalist
Since 2002 I have worked with close to five thousand cases, averaging around 300 full service cases per year., an intensive diet and herbal consultation that involves the development of several recipes and herbal protocols with online support during transition, and follow up to ensure the protocols are successful. In addition I do online and in-person herbal consults of a more straightforward nature, which do not involve as much time as the intensive option, on average another 3-400 per year. This includes proactive diets for healthy adult dogs; growth and senior diets; specialized dietary care for conditions including but not limited to cancer, allergy, IBD, liver disease, kidney disease, uroliths (oxalate, urate and struvite stones) osteo-arthritis, various forms of heart disease, Cushing’s disease, Addison’s disease, diabetes, pancreatitis and obesity, as well as specialized diets for performance dogs.
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Courses covering the foundation of nutritional understanding. Basics of canine nutrition, recipe formulation, and evaluation of feeding types (raw, commercial, home cooked)
Courses are ongoing and can be started at any time.
In depth courses covering recipes, practical exercises, and detailed information covering common ailments that provide solid grounding in animal herbalism.
Courses are ongoing and can be started at anytime.
Online tutorials that run occasionally throughout the year. Courses cover canine dietary formulation, animal herbalism, and canine cancer.
Courses have various start times throughout the year.
Super Tutorial – Nutrition and Herbs for Common Canine Conditions
This comprehensive tutorial will span 6 months, and will cover herbal and dietary support for and prevention of common canine disorders.
While it will incorporate some of the material included in previous tutorials, the bulk of the notes and information will be new.
What I am aiming to provide in this “Super Tutorial” is a comprehensive overview of how herbs and diet work together, to prevent and manage a wide variety of canine health conditions. As with all my courses, we will evaluate both the science and the popular trends impartially. I draw on both formal training, decades of study and professional experience, to provide the most wide ranging and objective information, so you can be empowered to make the best decisions for your dogs.
The Possible Canine’s blog is unique in its depth of information regarding both nutrition and herbal medicine. The blog features foundational and advanced canine nutrition, recipes, herbs, and dietary strategies for all health conditions, prevention and maintenance in-depth herbal entries, including materia medica for dogs, herbal actions and energetics, home medicine making and more
Rescued animals of all species, ages, and backgrounds can present with a range of physical and emotional issues –which are very often, if not always obviously, deeply connected. Some of these problems are apparent immediately, while others will emerge over...read more
This was an idea I put forth to my student group, and it was met with so much enthusiasm, I decided to go ahead and set it up. The only questions were, how hard to make this? I have students of all levels in my course, from total beginners to a couple of veterinarians...read more
Good morning all - my Inbox and PMs are full of inquiries so I thought I'd put the answers all in one place today. With regard to the course progress and launch date or any news pertaining to the course: 1) Check my website – right here! the latest blog entry...read more
I've been promising to share the mushroom/astragalus Medicine Ball recipe, and I just made a batch to make sure my (usually eyeballed) proportions are right - so, here it is. There are loads of variations to try - I'll share some below - but this is a basic...read more
Something I hear an awful lot of, in my work as a herbalist for humans as well as other species, is the simple lament that "herbs don't work". Sometimes expressed with chagrin, other times with dismissal, it's a familiar refrain to me and for many of my herbal...read more
With all the focus on my new herbal course, I've been neglecting to talk about the two canine nutrition courses I've run for years, seems like they are well known and I always have a steady stream of new students along with graduates. That said, I think it's time to...read more
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