The Tao of Dog Class: K9 Holistic Therapies & More


Sacred Circle Invites You to Celebrate the Year of the Dog!

The Tao of Dog Class

In this 2-hour class, learn how holistic therapies, Traditional Chinese Medicine, herbs, homeopathic remedies and crystals can help ease dog pain, stress, anxiety and common ailments such as K9 allergies, intestinal upsets, arthritis, hip and elbow dysplasia and more. 

· Traditional Chinese Medicine

· Acupressure, Acupuncture & Tui Na

· Laser Therapy

· Animal Reiki

· Herbal Medicine & Homeopathic Remedies

· Bach Flower Remedies

· K9 Nutrition with Recipes

· Aromatherapy

· Crystal Therapy

· Western medication used for common K9 ailments and their side effects.

Saturday March 17th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sacred Circle

919 King St Alexandria VA 22314

To reserve your space please call Sacred Circle (703) 299-9309

$35 Advance $45 At Door

Do to the space limitations of this class only guide dogs are permitted.

A Pawsome Event!


A Four Paws Up Thank You to the folks at Frolick Dogs for inviting me to speak yesterday. I had a blast talking with everyone and loved all the great questions.

I am now accepting new dog patients at Frolick Dogs. If you would like to schedule a session please go to the contact us page on Four Paws Healing and fill out as much information as possible about your dog. I will be in touch within 24 hours.


Foods and Substances Toxic for Dogs

´ Chocolate

´ Macadamia nuts

´ Onions

´ Grapes

´ Pear pips, the kernels of plums, peaches and apricots, apple core pips (contain cyanogenic glycosides resulting in cyanide poisoning)

´ Tylenol is a deadly poison for dogs

´ Antifreeze

´ Potato peelings and green looking potatoes

´ Rhubarb leaves

´ Moldy/spoiled foods

´ Alcohol

´ Yeast dough

´ Coffee grounds, beans and tea (caffeine)

´ Hops (used in home brewing)

´ Tomato leaves and stems (green parts)

´ Broccoli (in large amounts)

´ Raisins and grapes

´ Cigarettes, tobacco, cigars: toxic if they eat it and second hand smoke

´ Rawhide- can get stuck in the throat

´ Cow’s hooves and pig’s ears: risk of salmonella

´ Milk: dogs do not have the enzymes to digest lactose

Learn more about nutrition and healthy recipes, herbs, homeopathy and more on our online Udemy Classs: Holistic Dog, Treating Common K9 Ailments Naturally

Our Holistic Dog Online Class is Now Up!


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Learn how holistic therapies and alternative medicine can help ease dog pain, stress, anxiety and common ailments such as K9 allergies, intestinal upsets, arthritis, hip and elbow dysplasia and more.

This class is available on Udemy. Please note the price varies when Udemy has a sale. Put this class on your wish list on Udemy to get the reduced rate!

This course will cover several different modalities of natural solutions to help you make the best decision on which is best for your dog. Here are some of the topics that will be covered:

  • Veterinary Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Acupressure
  • Laser Therapy
  • Animal Reiki
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Homeopathic Remedies
  • Bach Flower Remedies
  • K9 Nutrition with Recipes
  • Aromatherapy
  • Crystal Therapy
  • Creating a happy healthy home for you and your pets
  • Basic K9 anatomy.
  • Western medication used for common K9 ailments and their side effects.

This class is for dog owners, dog walkers, dog trainers, vet techs and those who work with dogs who want to learn more about holistic veterinary medicine. 

Please note: several therapies discussed such as acupuncture and chiropractic medicine must be performed by a licensed practitioner. In this class you will not learn how to do acupuncture or how to give your dog a chiropractic adjustment. However, I will give you information on how to find a licensed practitioner.

Jeanie Mossa MS, L.Ac., is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and Reiki master. Owner of Four Paws Acupuncture in Salem MA and Four Paws Healing in Alexandria VA. She has written four books on holistic medicine and also taught veterinary acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine for dogs to acupuncturists and veterinarians.

Jeanie has been treating people and animals with holistic medicine for more than 25 years.

What are the requirements?

  • You should be a dog lover!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn how veterinary acupuncture, animal acupressure, animal reiki, laser and chiropractic medicine can help your dog.
  • You will learn about herbal, homeopathic remedies and supplements used for K9 pain, allergies and intestinal upsets.
  • You will learn basic K9 anatomy and common western drugs used in veterinary medicine for pain.
  • You will learn about K9 nutrition as well as how to make your home a happy healthy environment for your pets.
  • You will also learn how aromatherapy, crystals and music can help your pets.
  • You will learn how to manage K9 stress and anxiety naturally.

Holistic Dog Talk in Alexandria VA


Natural remedies aren’t only for the two-legged. Dogs often benefit even more from them than we do. Kick off the Chinese New Year of the Dog with this informative talk, where you will find out how natural remedies can be used to keep your dog happy and healthy.

In this class, Jeanie Mossa, licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and author will cover:

· Nutrition, recipes, supplements and herbs for common K9 ailments.

· Tips to help rescue dogs overcome stress and anxiety.

· The benefits of K9 acupressure, massage, laser therapy and more.

Saturday January 27th

11:00 am – 12:30 pm


Space is limited. Please contact Frolick Dogs to reserve your spot.

[email protected] 703- 957-8946

3208 Colvin St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Well behaved, leashed dogs welcome!

Jeanie Mossa will start accepting new canine patients at Frolick Dogs in January. Visit for more information about Jeanie and her services

Treating Dogs with TCM Class for Acupuncturist & Veterinarians

Course: Treating Painful Canine Disorders with TCM
by Jeanie Mossa Kraft, L.Ac.

Please note that NCCAOM CEUs are no longer available for this class. Due to the cost the NCCAOM fees and the amount of paper work and hoop jumping to get this approved every few years I decided to make this available to all licensed acupuncturists and veterinarians for a reduced rate. Visit 

Revised 2013 Edition

Combining audio and written materials, this course presents strategies for treating pain and arthritis (Bi Syndrome) in dogs using acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Course subjects include diagnosis, acupuncture points, Chinese herbal formulas, nutrition and lifestyle changes. The intended audience is licensed acupuncturists, with a background in acupuncture, Chinese herbs and Chinese medical theory.

At the completion of this course, it is expected that the student will be able to:

  • Understand and apply special considerations when administering acupuncture to dogs.
  • Understand Bi Syndrome and arthritis as it relates to dogs.
  • Take a complete canine medical history.
  • Diagnose arthritic pain and movement disorders in dogs.
  • Treat Bi Syndrome in dogs with acupuncture, herbs and diet

Treating Painful Canine Disorders with TCM Course includes:

Announcing…..Four Paws Healing Academy



Learn holistic care for your dog by K9 acupuncturist and holistic animal healer, jeanie mossa, L.Ac.

Classes & Talks start late January 2018 in Alexandria VA.

  • K9 Acupressure and Massage
  • Herbal and Nutritional Therapy for Your Dog
  • Stress Relieving Solutions for Your Dog
  • Lifestyle Tips and More!