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My Foxy Valentine

Joette Calabrese, HMC, PHom M

February 14th, 2021  |  7 Comments

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Joette Calabrese

Hi Folks!

Buster, the Bad Office Dog, here!

Mom’s been talking about Valentine’s Day this morning, as though love is something only you humans experience. It may surprise you to know this, but I was in love once.

Oh, she was beautiful. She was so foxy.

Seriously. She was a fox.

No. I mean it … she actually was a fox. She lived in the woods behind our house. I’d see her peek out from time to time, and we’d share a glance.

And that was all it took. I was in love.

You should have seen her fur. It was beautiful! So shiny and silky and pretty.

But then, I didn’t see her for a few weeks. The next time I saw her, she looked terrible. Much of her beautiful coat had fallen out, replaced by patches of sores and scabs. She looked miserable and even ashamed for me to see her.

I was devastated.

But while I may be a bad office dog, I am not a shallow dog. My love didn’t diminish because of her condition.

So, I did what any smart dog does in a situation like this: I ran to get Mom.

Mom said my foxy friend had something called “mange.” Frankly, to me, it looked like someone had been chewing on her — poor thing.

Mom loves wildlife and explained to me that homeopathy could be used for wildlife as well as humans, pets and livestock.

So, she went to her homeopathy cabinet and pulled out Psorinum 30. (You humans sure use odd spelling. Why the heck is that “P” even there if you don’t pronounce it? My native language is much more straightforward. “ARF!” See? Every letter is pronounced.)

Anyway, Mom said she would put a little food out for Foxy, with the Psorinum 30 mixed in with it. (If Foxy had been accustomed to drinking water on our property, it would probably be better to mix the homeopathic medicine in with the water. But food would do!)

Typically, she said she would use the Psorinum 30 twice a day. But with wildlife, controlling dosages can be a little more complicated.

Luckily, Foxy was never one to refuse a nice meal, so she lapped up the food. One dose down! I felt sure she was on her way to healing.

Mom continued to tend to her mange in this way until she was very much better — until she was foxy again.

I guess you could say we have a long-distance relationship since I moved to Florida. I miss her, but it wasn’t going to work out for us in the long run anyway. I’m sure she’s thinking of me today, on Valentine’s Day, even though we can’t be together.

But you could use this same procedure for attending to sick wildlife — or for your pet at home. I hear we can get mange, too! Horrifying! It would be easy for you to give your afflicted dog or cat Psorinum 30 twice a day.

Personally, when I see those little pills, I immediately know they will help me feel better. So, I just lap them up off the floor or out of Mom’s hand. But I like to think I’m pretty darn clever.

Maybe for your pet, you might have to put it in their water bowl or their food at mealtime. Whatever you have to do, if your furry friend has mange, just remember Psorinum (with a “P.” Go figure.)

And as Mom likes to say, “Pass on the good news of homeopathy!” You never know whose Valentine you might be helping!





P.S. Joette, here. Holy cow, I can’t even go to the other room for tea without Buster commandeering my computer! But he shared a good lesson here, so I guess I won’t shake my finger at him.

But, I do have a few points to add.

First, Psorinum is becoming increasingly difficult to find in the United States — ever since the FDA began its assault on the availability of homeopathy with its new proposed Draft Guidance. Even if you’ve already done it before, I encourage you to contact the FDA, your senators and representatives — and the new president and vice-president, as they have not heard from you before. Share your successes with homeopathy and insist they protect the full range of medicines offered through homeopathic manufacturing pharmacies in the United States!

At the time of this writing, you can order Psorinum from Helios in Great Britain. Of course, if you are a client of mine or a current student in good standing, you already have access to the non-retail pharmacy that carries it.

I also want to reinforce that homeopathy works for humans and animals alike. I get questions about that all the time.

To clarify, whether you are addressing an infant, a 12-year-old, a 40-year-old, a post-menopausal woman, an old man, a cat, a camel or a cow — unless a disease is human-specific or animal-specific, then it’s all the same. There’s no species-ism in homeopathy! I teach this principle in my study group curriculum.

Joining a Gateway to Homeopathy study group is the best way I know to learn homeopathy. But even if you’re not new to homeopathy and already have some experience, joining a study-group can open your eyes to how new, like-minded friends use this elegant medicine in their homes, communities and even on their farms.

Believe me, learning alongside others boosts your knowledge exponentially! I began my journey with a study group and continued with it for years.

Through a study group education, you’ll be the hero, and I’ll be your guide.



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Joette laughingI am a homeopath with a worldwide practice working with families and individuals via Zoom. I'm also a teacher and most importantly, a mom who raised my now-adult children depending on homeopathy over the last 31 years. I lived decades of my life with food intolerances, allergies, and chemical sensitivities until I was cured with homeopathy, so I understand pain, anxiety, and suffering. You may feel that your issues are more severe or different than anyone else’s, but I have seen it all in my practice and in my work in India. My opinion is that nothing has come close to the reproducible, safe and effective results that my clients, students and I have achieved with homeopathy.

Call today and learn how homeopathy might just be the missing piece in your health strategy.

Joette is not a physician and the relationship between Joette and her clients is not of prescriber and patient, but as educator and client. It is fully the client's choice whether or not to take advantage of the information Joette presents. Homeopathy doesn't "treat" an illness; it addresses the entire person as a matter of wholeness that is an educational process, not a medical one. Joette believes that the advice and diagnosis of a physician is often in order.

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7 thoughts on “My Foxy Valentine”

  1. Nancy Davis says:

    My name is Nancy. I am a healthy 79 year young female and I already do take homeopathic supplements. But I would like some help with hair loss. What would you recommend?

    1. barb says:

      i had a dr. from china. she said, over there, they smear crushed garlic on the scalp and cover it with a towel. sleep overnight, i guess and wash. the garlic kills a fungus on your scalp.

    2. Catherine Donroe says:

      Hi Nancy, if you Google “Joette Calabrese hair loss”, you will find the information you want!

  2. Rachel says:

    How cute, thank you Joette… I mean Buster! 🙂

  3. Deirdre Mac Gowan Lindfors says:

    Thanks Joette, really love your sense of humour! And, thanks for all the tips…

  4. Jennifer says:

    Oh how this story resonated with me! Our dog had mange and caught it from coming in contact with a wild fox that had it. I wish I had known about homeopathy then! After multiple trips to multiple vets and our final and last attempt with a dog dermatologist he was properly treated. That was $800 later.

  5. barb says:

    two things..when dissolving remedies in my pooch’s drinking water, what strengh should i use.also, is there a remedy to take care of fatty tumors on my dogs body. buster…you are awesome!!!

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