Humane society offers Reiki treatments

Published 7:02 pm Saturday, March 16, 2013

Are you curious about Reiki, the Japanese technique for energy healing and how it can help your animal companions?

The Suffolk Humane Society is offering introductory 25-minute sessions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 30 at 527 W. Washington St., Suffolk. The cost is $30 per session, conducted by Reiki masters Vanessa Vance and Paula Dayton.

Proceeds benefit Suffolk Humane and Bull Terrier Rescue. Call 538-3030 to preregister or email Someone will contact you to confirm an appointment.

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“We are excited to offer this introduction to Reiki for dogs and hope people will decide to check this out,” said Michele Thames, interim executive director of Suffolk Humane.

“Many animals can benefit from this gentle healing energy work. Animals respond well to Reiki treatments, which can assist them to heal emotional, behavioral and physical illnesses or injuries in a very gentle way.”