Velma's Favourite Links and Resources

Velma’s Favourite Links & Resources

We have compiled a 40+ page information, e-book including the statistics, research, and many benefits of pets. This is an excellent resource for students and health professionals researching Pets As Therapy and the benefits of pets. We can email you this book for the fee of $10.00 (Australian).

Natural health people and pet products from Emily Upthegrove. Emily is a genuine, compassionate, kind animal lover who has been a wonderful support to me in my work. I have purchased her healing magnet and used it several times with me and my dogs in the short time I’ve had it. See products at Maxwell Energetix,  

Denise At Paws (dog rescue) NSW  Adopt a rescue dog and save a life! Denise Becus manager of this rescue group worked as a volunteer with Velma’s Pets As Therapy charity with her darling dogs. Denise matches rescue dogs with people’s personalities and lifestyles to ensure a “good match.” Denise can also help select the best rescue dog for an adult or child with challenges. Over the years, I have adopted a few dogs from Denise so wish to offer her my deepest appreciation for bringing their love into my home. Visit Denise at Paws website

Animals Australia I deeply support Lyn White and Animals Australia is their commitment to end animal suffering due to human interaction. Visit the Animals Australia website

Louise Harding Dog Trainer on the Central Coast. Specialising in all dog training / behaviour / animal talent / psychiatric assistance dog training. Ph 0437 148 402 Visit Louise Harding website

MindDog a not for profit service based in Sydney that helps people procure, train, and accredit a dog for psychiatric assistance.

Caroline Pope – Animal Communicator I’ve asked for Caroline’s help on many occasions. Caroline is a true expert in pet healing and psychic connection. Enhance your relationships with your animal friends through telepathic communication. Consultations via phone (photo necessary) or in person. Flower Essence and Reiki Practitioner also offering workshops in Communication. Caroline Pope Animal Communicator & Craniosacral Therapist. Visit Caroline-Pope website Email Caroline Pope Mobile phone: 0427 563 239

Pet Boarding in Caring Family Homes (short stay). Jenny has supported Velma’s Pets As Therapy charity and manages this service to help pets to feel comfortable and loved when their people are away. Visit Don’t Fret Pet 

Natural homeopathic remedies for animals plus on-line consultations by Diana F. Hayes + Tellington Touch therapist. Diana has kindly offered a 10% discount to our volunteers. Within Australia Phone (08) 9444 7379  I learned Telling Touch many years ago and use it regularly to help dogs and animals to de-stress and relax.

The Cruelty Free Shop includes cat and dog care, healing products, toiletries, household cleaners. No animal testing – No animal ingredients. I never purchase anything without knowing its ingredients and where it came from. Voting with our dollar is the strongest way to implement change toward respect for animals. Visit the Cruelty Free Shop

Monika Rescues dogs from pounds and re-homes them. This site shows photos of current dogs waiting for a new, loving home. Monika’s Mouse Moggy and Mutt Magazine. Over the years, I have adopted dogs from Doggie Rescue so wish to offer my deepest appreciation for bringing their love into my home Visit Doggie Rescue

Pamela Adams – Animal Communicator and Pet Loss Grief Counsellor Email Pamela Adams Pam is a lovely lady who offers a genuine and gentle service. Thank you Pam for your service when I needed reassurance.  Dog, Dogs, a Canine Wonderland! – If you love dogs, visit now for tons of free dog stuff!  We won the best pet website of the month from This site is a directory of pet web sites.Good Dog Site winner badge