Just like humans, our pets have souls too. It is said that their soul is their energy, thus, it flows vibrations that their physical bodies emit. ⚡️

And just like our energies, they, too, can feel a little imbalanced.

It’s hard enough for them that they can’t speak our language and can only communicate through their bodies. As pet owners, you have to be in tune with the energies of your pets to ensure that they’re okay and they’re getting the healing they need when they aren’t feeling like themselves.

One of the things that you can do is to do some Reiki healing. I’m sure you’ve heard about this.

But for those of you who haven’t, I’ll take you through the basics.


Reiki is a Japanese healing practice. It is when a person passes healing and positive energy to another. It’s quite similar to saying a prayer for someone but this Reiki is more flexible. In Reiki, you’re more focused on sending that positive energy instead of saying a prayer. 🙏🏻

On the other hand, some practitioners do their Reiki healing with mantras. So, you can either inject wordings or not into your Reiki healing. Whatever works best!

Reiki for Pets

Reiki sessions for pets are calming especially for anxious pets. Now, here are some guidelines that you should follow before you do a Reiki session on your pets. 🐶🐱

  1. Watch for Changes
  2. Before you do a Reiki session, you must first identify the changes in your pet’s behavior or habits. How is their appetite? Are they eating? Are they licking themselves more often? These things will help you determine if they’re not feeling well or not.

  3. Have an understanding of the Healing Process
  4. You have to understand and always remember that you are but a tool in the healing process. That means that the healing energy that you have will vary based on the pet and the condition of the pet. All animals are different.

  5. Always Ask for Protection
  6. Before you do any kind of spiritual healing, it’s very important that you seek protection from the angels first. Ask the angels to protect you and your pet before you do the Reiki session. 👼🏼

  7. Consider the Size of Your Pet
  8. There are various Reiki healing methods and amounts of energy that you can use for pets. Since all pets are different, you have to consider the size of your pet to adjust your healing method and the amount of energy that you’re going to channel onto them.

    For example, if you have small pets like birds 🦜, hamsters 🐹, etc. you’ll be fine doing the healing with only gently-cupped hands that you’ll move around the bodies of your pets and you don’t have to channel a lot of energy onto them because of their size.

    On the other hand, for bigger pets 🐎, the healing session will require more effort. In this case, you need to have more energy and use more positions to fully heal your pet.

The Process of Reiki Healing for Pets

Now that you know the guidelines, it’s time to start your Reiki session with your pet.

  1. Set a time for the Reiki session and make sure to have a safe and quiet place to do the healing.
  2. Sit and slowly pet your dog.
  3. Take deep breaths and visualize your healing energy coming out of your palms.
  4. Lay your hands on your pet and visualize healing light and energy radiating into your pet.
  5. Send positive energies in certain areas for a couple of minutes.

Animal Reiki can last 10 minutes to an hour. It’s really up to you and of course, how much healing your pet needs.

Think of it as a meditation on your end as well!

Benefits of Reiki for Pets

The powerful healing energy of Reiki can bring a lot of benefits for pets and their owners.

Some of these benefits include:

  • Relives anxiety and stress
  • Increases energy levels and overall well-being
  • Helps relieve aches and pains
  • Helps pets get through depression
  • Helps with healing after injury, trauma, or surgery


Pets & Their Healing Powers

Aside from humans healing their pets, did you know that pets can also do the same thing to humans? Of course, they won’t be able to perform a Reiki session but they can do it in their own ways.

For example, cats 🐱can help remove negative energy in our bodies. How?

They do this when we’re asleep — that’s when they absorb those negative vibes. And you know what’s even better? Cats can absorb an excessive amount of negativity even from several people.

You might be wondering, does your cat turn into a negative pet with all of these bad vibes it absorbed? No.

Your cat releases that negativity when they’re asleep. Cats are also protectors against bad spirits and that’s why they love sleeping on your beds!

Pretty amazing, huh?

Well, if you don’t have cats at home and a stray cat comes along, that’s because the cat chooses your home to protect you!

Now, are you ready for some Reiki session with your pets? Give it a shot and you’re going to love the experience.

If it’s your first time doing it, you and your pet may find it a bit weird at first and it’s very likely that your pet will probably move around a lot. But give it time, you and your pet will get the hang of it soon enough and it will become a form of bonding between the two of you!

Also, keep in mind that just because you don’t notice obvious changes in your pet after a Reiki session doesn’t mean that it didn’t work. Reiki works in the background even when you’re not in session with your pet.

Eventually, you’ll notice the changes.

Also, it’s fun to do because you can never go wrong with relaxing and bonding with your pet through a Reiki session. 💆🏻‍♀️💆🏻‍♂️