Animal case Studies - Bulls/Horses/Elephants/Dogs/Birds

It is hoped the below case studies will not only give you an appreciation of the variety of health issues this method can help but also make you realise that you could also be helping yourself, your family, friends and pets/animals with these issues - 

Give our animals a chance to communicate 

no matter whether they are an elephant/horse/wild cat/pet dog or dingo 

The 95% Rockweiler X from Manchester takes a trip to Scotland for a training session with Judi

A family from England owned a Rockweiler cross, she was 95% Rockweiler who possibly had 5% Labrador in her. They had had her since she was about a year old but it's believed her history before then was not that good. However, as she became older she became extremely dominant and protective of the lady of the house and when the owner's baby came along she became even more protective of not just the Mum but baby as well. She had her 'guarding point in their house, so any one who ventured in the gate was barked at, and if they took steps towards the door she would have galloped round to the door before any human could get there. Given the chance she would attack them, but this wasn't just a gentle nip this was a lunge attack. As often happens in these cases, the owners kind of managed this issue in their own way, which was to put her in somewhere before opening the door. Although this is understood and can often be the only way that individuals can think of, it's not always the right thing for the dog or indeed the right way to get a positive result, in fact often this can make things worse. She has also managed to convince the cat this it was not at all welcomed either in the house or the garden, so their poor old cat who used to live in the house had been seriously kicked out - thanks to the dog!

The dog almost caused a divorce a few times within this extremely loving family, but eventually the decision had to be made, dog goes, or divorce. It's not at all easy for any parent left at home to be a young Mum never mind look after a 'lovely dog (within THEIR own company) but a horribly scary dog if additional people came in to the equation - posty included. 

The Male of the family completely doted over this dog and clearly saw the good in her deep down, but also knew that his marriage would just not last if the four of them were to stay together so a decision had to be agreed upon.

Over the years he had had this dog to training sessions in his area but clearly this had not worked. So, at this crucial time, or as a last resort he contacted Judi to see if she could help or preferably take the dog on full time. Well, if any of you know\Judi, if she feels a dog's issue is resolvable then she will go her end to solve it and if she feels a dog is totally matched to an owner then she will try even harder to solve the problem. 

So, 5 days later the whole family came up with the dog, Judi assessed the dog, went for a walk with the Male owner, the dog and shortly after joined one of her own dogs on the same walk and little could the owners believe that their dog was walking with another dog, placidly and without the threat of eating it and spitting it out again for supper! She greed to keep it for five days to give it some training sessions and to give them a 'proper, unanxious, family break'. She had a word with all of them regarding her belief that having seen the family together, baby included, with this dog that there absolutely was a way round this as she, the dog, was completely besotted with them, in a positively caring way with no form of aggression whatsoever.

Judi's work on this dog started from the minute she was let out of the car until four hours prior to her owners returned to pick her up 5 days later. 

From what Judi  had experienced with this dog, her past, before going to the present owners that is, was clearly of a 'protective nature, perhaps where she had had to protect a building or people. She had also been tied up for a period of time and had learnt the quickest of tricks to get herself out of a situation, However, she, like all animals and humans had a key and it was Judi's job to unlock it and to make or teach the dog what was acceptable behaviour and what was not. 

Again Judi did not use food as Bribery and corruption just Canine rewards, some of which, she believes triggered off the dogs memory of being a happy and a much loved puppy instead of her memory of being beaten by her initial owners for what ever reason. After this basic lesson was encouraged 3 days later her behaviour changed big time. Although there was still one issue that Judi felt had to be resolved before her Owners arrived pick her up. But then came the potentially dreaded phone call -" we have decided not to keep the dog on, my wife just can't cope". Judi listened and spoke to both parties about the improvement on the dog and managed to come to an agreement that if after a month of her returning she had not improved then this dog's future would have to be re-assessed.

After this phone call Judi felt gutted for the dog, especially after she had worked and responded so very well to her requests. More work was carried out on her and lo and behold by that afternoon she could be let out in the yard with another 3 dogs milling around and CATS and horses and a sheep. Although ducks and geese were a bit too tempting, but given that she had only been there for three days she had done tremendously well. 

Her owners came to pick her up and Judi showed them techniques of introducing her to people and how to answer the door without having to put her out of sight, and that evening by the time they returned South, the cat for the first time in about 3 years was sitting in the same room under the same roof - unheard of  before - and Judi's suggestions were carried out.

As the Male owner said, now that you have shown her to ask and how to respond it is now down to me to carry this through and I WILL. Judi received the odd phone call for guidance but so far, so good the dog is still with the family and respects her place within it as the family respect her place as well.   

Judi totally felt the dedication this dog had for this family and it would, as far as she was concerned would have been cruel on the dog to re home it without giving her a canine chance in a human's world. 

Judi felt extremely humbled after this dog went away, because this dog truly worked so hard given such a short period of time to learn in . . . a tremendous story and one she will not forget - THANK YOU FOR GIVING THIS DOG A CHANCE

The disobedient aggressive Springer spaniel

This beautiful looking liver and white springer spaniel was a lovely dog, but like  most liver coloured Springer's he was a live wire, (liver Springer's always, in Judi's eyes seem to be more hyper than the black and white ones). He would always try and barge at the door, would insist on chasing any other dogs and was a complete handful to take out for a a'free walk'. The owners had to be on their guard at all times which, as they said, when  going for a walk you should be able to relax and go at your leisure and not live off the dogs nervous energy. 

At this stage there were three dogs - in the house, the other two were 'normal' that is if there is such a thing'! however, this one as soon as you went in was totally different to the other two. 

As always, the owner was pre warned that as soon as Judi appeared on the scene she would be in 'dog mode'. Having been bulldozed at the door and each dog quietly in their language, told that she doesn't do 'bulldozing'. Much to the surprise of the owner who stood at the window in disbelief with her eyes just about popping out on stalks all three dogs seemed to respond straight away - that's amazing she said. 

Having unlocked the initial door issue the next issue was the walking. Well, putting on the lead was a saga and a half, but resolved itself after Judi had spent about 8 minutes with the dog, then going out the door was another huge issue, but by the time the dog realised where Judi was coming from and almost looked for guidance as to how he should behave - this was an extremely humbling point for Judi and perhaps even for the dog -  he had never realised to ask for something before and nor had he ever realised that if he did this he would be rewarded in a 'Canine friendly way' and not by the way of a biscuit or a piece of food, which, let's face it - feeds a problem - excuse the pun there.

With regards free walks, he would always be on a hunt for a plastic bottle and if a dog was seen in the distance you may as well say Bye Bye until he was ready to come back, in the meantime causing much distress for not only his owner but the other dog and the other dogs owner/children.

The trick/key for this lovely dog was so simple - a ball with one of the ball holder throwing tools -  and the dog never ran off again - all because he was so tuned in or zoomed in on his own ball. - a very happy ending for all.

A Lakeland Terrier X

This little person was a rescue dog, he was cute, very loving little creature, but he had 'a control issue' in that he felt he had to control everyone in the house as well as the door bell and any one that dared ring it. He domineered the seats in the living room and would bark at anything that dared walk past, cat, dog or human. He dictated that he should go out all doors first as well as control the lead  whilst out for a walk. . . .  a totally controlling dog but who knew how to make every one love him so that he would get away with it -  The owners had had enough and had been to the local 'animal rescue home' to see if they could help because their lives were beginning to be unbearable. Judi was asked to join them because of her experience with such a wide variety of dogs but before she joined them she asked if the whole of the dog's family could be there so that they could not only share the technique used but watch how and why the dog reacted after certain commands that Judi asked of him.

Having pre-programmed them that as soon as she appeared she would have the dog at the forefront of her mind and act accordingly (as and when she felt it was right to act). Within 15 minutes Judi had found this particular dogs key and thereafter the dog realised what it was she was asking him to do and what she was NOT going to put up with!  The dog owners noticed a huge difference and almost sat with their mouths wide open in disbelief . 

The owners said that it would perhaps be a bit more difficult for them to adjust THEIR ways, but as Judi said, this would be no more as difficult for them as it was for the dog. This dog, thanks to Judi finding a Communication level that the dog understood,  did change for the better and the family were so relieved. 

Bull - Training / skin issue

Judi was asked to train / calm two bulls down for a Sale -  she visited them a few days per week for about a month before the Sale.

Appearing on farm the day before the sale to continue the training one of them seemed, to her surprise, extremely 'non friendly' and anxious. Her routine was the same on this day as previous days but no way was this particular Bull accommodating anything it had accepted before. None of the farm workers at the time were around to ask what had been going on, and the Farmer himself was away.

Since training had started this Bull  would let Judi approach it to give him his t.l.c but on this particular day there was no way this Bull would let her any where near. It looked dangerously wary and angry - not a beast to step over the mark with!

However, using Judi's natural talent, she sensed something was up with his skin  - he seemed extremely agitated.

It was raining on this day and from previous experience with other animals and humans she sensed the rain was not helping -  because his skin was sensitive in the first place the rain almost felt as if it was acidy rain - resulting in the feeling similar to 'crawly skin'

First of all she had to work out why there was such a dramatic change since her previous visit and then she had to find something to counterbalance the negativity in his skin with a view to calming him down . . . . not an easy task when you are faced with an angry bull.

Her conclusion was that he had had something put on his skin - although there was no farmer around to ask at the time - she came up with shampoo - of course, she thought, the farmer would have wanted to have washed them both prior to the sale. She did her best to take the superficial irritation out but realised she would have to put something on to calm it down more, otherwise he would not have been safe to have taken to any sale.

An hour or so later the farmer returned and confirmed her thoughts, she asked to see the shampoo bottle so that she could check the ingredients, but of course, because the shampoo was for an animal (and not a human) there were no ingredients on it. Judi asked the farmer if he could kindly phone Germany, where the shampoo had been manufactured and lo and behold there were two ingredients that came up as negative for this particular bull.

With only 24 hours before the Sale, she had to come up with a way to calm this beast down -  she managed to work out that something else had to be painted on this bulls skin -  she worked out what it was and organised for it to be retrieved from a local pharmacy and then applied it herself - much to the surprise of the farmer!

Although Judi does not like working with an animal under constraint (i.e. a cattle crate), for safety reasons she had no alternative - but getting this beast in to this crate was no easy job - however half an hour later he was in. Judi straddled the 'moving' crate and painted her solution all over the bull - no easy task when it was lashing out with all legs! Continuing to paint him all over and taking the negatives out of him, he calmed down amazingly quickly and to everyone's surprise he returned to being his calm self . . . . Judi felt a great relief as she would have hated to have seen this Bull hurting any one or as a last resort being put down all because of his skin irritation -


Toy, a horse who had a long hair line fracture -
the Vets suggested putting him down - The owner asked Judi
for her opinion, which was not to put him down but to give him  the chance
with additional suggestions of treatment - 9 years later and he is still with us.
From the owner

"There has been (and continues to be) only one special Toyboy in my life! He stands 15.1 hh, is bright bay and has the kindest and most mischievous character I have ever known in a horse.

Eight years ago, during some mad spring mania, he was kicked by his field mate, sustaining a bad break to his near fore "elbow" joint. Throughout all the consequent examinations and x-rays he remained calm and tolerant of all that was asked of him. Anyone who has been in a similar situation will understand the feelings of angst and dread as to what might happen next. The professional advice, which I had anticipated, was to put Toy' out of his misery, "let him go". All the care given had been kind and thoughtful and I apportion no blame here. If a horse is no longer "useful", i.e rideable, this is often seen as the sensible and pragmatic route to take. However, in a serendipitous meeting the previous pre-accident weekend, I had met Judi, and her view of such situations was, and still is, very different ...... and I bless her for it!

Her attitude was - injuries heal, bones mend, fears can be overcome, let's look at the problem from a different perspective. I daresay there are a few (perhaps more than that?!) who would have liked to put me down when I broke my leg........I would have loudly and vehemently resisted!! Why then should Toy not be afforded the same chance to live and thrive?

Over the next weeks and months my precious little horse made a steady recovery, not, I should add, without some very tense moments; the first step on that injured leg, the first attempt to lie down, roll and get up again and so on! Throughout this time Judi gave me much invaluable advice on how to keep Toy occupied and calm as his injury healed. To this day he loves to have the base of his spine massaged....complaining when you stop by slowly backing into you, willing you to continue! The bond between patient and owner is cemented on a different level. Although after a period he was able to be ridden, Toy now displays some signs of arthritis at the site of his injury, he is still enjoying his well-deserved retirement.

I am not saying that everyone must, or even should, follow a similar path, but perhaps..... consider doing so.

We have a voice - they do not!"

An example of a photograph with the ailments marked out


Due to unfortunate circumstances Max had become Agoraphobic
A very happy dog as long as he was inside
He would show his teeth and dig his anchor firmly on the carpet to say
"I am not going outside"

Max's first day out in 3 years

4 days later and this was the first time he had ever
been with other dogs and 'free'

Finally a new home for Max where he was adored for
a further 10 years -

A lovely ending for a dog that was going to have been put down.


Murphy, our Springer had been in and out of the Dick Vet for his illness. He was extremely weak each time and and was placed on a drip which saw a bit of improvement. The Dick Vet said that he was very ill so I took him on one of his favourite walks, very slowly, thinking it would be the last time I'd be able to walk with him.  Murphy had been in and out so often to no avail so we decided to contact you to ask for your guidance which resulted in you doing something with him and you also kindly produced a diet sheet which we have rigidly stuck to.

He now has loads of energy and is taken for long walks, which we couldn't have even dreamt or indeed  done before and he never tires, it's great and we are so happy with him thank you so much.

Best wishes



Brodie's owner heard about the work that Judi did  through a friend and because she was so upset about her 'baby' Brodie feeling depressed and irritable because of a skin issues which no-one had managed to get to the bottom of she decided to contact her.

Brodie heard Judi's footsteps so there was no need for her to knock on his quaint cottage door. A few moments later Judi heard Brodie's owner telling Brodie to be quiet and opened the door to welcome her.

Brodie was clearly happy to see a visitor but by the colour and flinching of his skin he was clearly irritated by the redness that could be seen on his shoulders, the side of his Belly and his neck.Judi, as always, went down to the dogs height and sat on the floor, and watched every single body movement that he made for the next ten to fifteen minutes.
Brodie kept coming across to her but could clearly not settle due to the heat and discomfort of his 'boiling' skin.When the owner  returned she asked Brodie to roll over. Being more like a child than a dog, he obliged - but obviously this rolling over had been a regular occurrence because of the amount of times that Carol had been instructed to apply various creams given by Vets to try an alleviate the issue.

The owner proceeded to tell Judi that she had spent an awful lot of money with the local vets but with out much success. The current suggestion was to take Brodie in to be monitored and to be assessed under an anaesthetic, she continued to say that she was rather unhappy about the idea of her 'baby' going in and because of the lack of positive results she asked if there was anything that Judi could do to help the situation.

It was clear that Brodie needed something fairly instant to relieve his roastingly red crawling skin. Judi explained  that there are a selection of things that can irritate skin issues, and once irritated there can be a roll on effect which in turn irritates the skin even more. It was important to find something to counter react to his 'individual chemical balance'. She also explained that she believes that each dog, horse, bull, human or cat has their own individual chemical balance and that no two dogs are going to necessarily have the same reaction to each suggestion given to alleviate the problem in hand.

After a period of 45 minutes  a list of negative and positive foods for Brodie was created. Not only did Judi create a specific diet sheet for Brodie but she gave the suggestion that the washing powder, the type of material and colour of his collar should be changed and she found an ointment to specifically put on at the start of treatment just until his diet had a chance to bring his chemical balance back to normal. After  just a matter of a few days emails were freely being posted filled with appreciation in resolving the problem.

Judi suggested that she would return to see the dog after a period of a month to see if any of the previously diagnosed negative foods could be re-introduced. There were about four difference types of food or chews that he could start having in small quantities. After a very short period of time of being on his specific diet his whole character changed for the better and healthy hair started to grow back. More to the point he was not having to suffer the dreadfully irritable 'crawling feeling that skin issues can create and he was clearly a much happier dog. Brodie was then used as a 'Pat-a-dog' in an Old peoples' home and was loved and adored greatly by all and showed no signs of depression or irritability.

But the other important aspect in this story was that he was not having to endure, what can be at times,  invasive chemical medication or creams. and proof once again that, often there is a much more natural way of healing skin issues and many other health issues for that matter and in this case the owner did not have any more hugely expensive Vet Bills to pay.  

Judi, as always felt such a relief for Brodie and felt that he, like all animals and humans should be able to do, could start enjoying his life more instead of being kept in due to the results of the outside air, pollen, grass seeds etc

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