Kennel Cough

This is Jody King-Colegrove with Quantum Techniques, the most comprehensive diagnostic form of energy medicine in the world today. Today I’m here with the star of our show, our dog Star! This summer we took a vacation and needed to leave her at a kennel while we were away from home. If you’ve ever done that, you know that kennels require that dogs have all their vaccinations up to date. Since we try to minimize vaccinations, this is the story of what I did…

As the law requires it, we did get her rabies shot. Because she was less than one year old, the shot they give is only good for one year. Now that she’s had it once, the next time it will have a three-year duration, which is what is done for older pets. Once dogs have had their distemper and parvo vaccines, you can get have your vet do a titer test that lets us know whether they are holding their vaccination over time and so that we can determine whether they require another vaccine. Sure enough, she was holding her vaccines and did not need additional ones so that was great.

I got a lot of push-back from the vet, but you just have to be persistent, and say, “I’m willing to do titer tests.” It costs quite a bit, but it was well worth it, because then I didn’t have to give her a parvo shot or a distemper shot, which they would have probably given her both at the same time, which is also bad for pets.

Every kennel is going to require that they have a bordatella vaccine, which is basically like a flu shot for dogs, so they don’t get kennel cough. When I talked to Star’s breeder, I was told that this vaccine only protects about 17% of the different strains of bordatella out there. I requested that the vet not give her this shot, and instead that they give her a form of it that’s administered in the nasal passage, so they did that. She was a little down and out for a day; really tired and quiet, so I knew her immune system was fighting it. I gave her a QT code for it and she perked back up.

We took her to the kennel and she had a great time, but guess what she came back with? Kennel cough. We took her into the vet and said, “Okay, now what?” Well, sure enough, they said, “Okay, here’s an antibiotic, and here’s something to help with coughing.” Then they gave us a third medication because the others cause nausea. Well, the coughing one didn’t test good for her. Because her body was fighting something, she was more sensitive to things in our environment, so I cleared those blocks and that put her immune system back online, which helped.

Then I found she had 21 viruses. Of course the antibiotic they gave her was not for viruses. It’s kind of like taking your kids to daycare, and when they come back, they come back with a whole range of crud, and you just have to clear it all out. Sure enough, Star may have had one bacteria, but the rest were all viruses. I cleared her of the viruses and bacteria. I did give her the antibiotics for a couple days to help clear anything out, but then we stopped because it wasn’t testing good for her, and she was starting to get very lethargic and not feeling good; she just was not the puppy that I was used to her being. It also created a little bit of trauma for her because I put the meds in her food, and then of course she wouldn’t go near her food, so we had to clear that trauma and let her know that her food didn’t have the bad stuff in it anymore.

Well, thanks for being the star, Star! If you have more questions about pets and vaccinations, and what you can do to help your pet stay as healthy as possible, drop me an email at You can visit our website at and request a session for your favorite little pup, cat, bird, or horse. I’ve done them all. Thank you!

About Jody King Colegrove

Life has it’s up’s and down’s; my life is no exception. After being married several years my husband and I discovered that we were having difficulty getting pregnant. I had always been the kind of person that when I put my mind to it I can achieve anything. My favorite quote was “If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it”, by William Arthur Ward. With this issue I had hit a wall. We did the traditional medical treatments of In Utero Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). The egg would not attach to the uterine wall on the 26th day of my cycle because the receptor site had been turned off because of a previously used contraceptive. Not being able to get pregnant, what every other woman can do easily, really made me feel like I was not a women. I started pulling away from people and friends. We started working with Quantum Techniques to heal not only my body, but the trauma of going through all the procedures, the disappointment, and the emotional pain of wanting something so bad and not being able to make my body perform. After working with Steve Daniel and clearing the physical and non physical issues, I got pregnant five months later. This was such a profound healing in my life that I wanted to share Quantum Techniques with others, so I became a practitioner. I have worked with people regarding Anxiety, Headaches/ Migraines, ADD/ADHD, Autism, Weight loss, Addictions, Fungal infections, Depression, Insomnia, Thyroid problems, Broken bones, Warts, Skin issues, Allergies and Sensitivities, Babies and Animals, Dental issues, Sexual Abuse, Environmental Illness, Hormone Imbalance, Phobias/Fears, ect., just to name a few. I found Quantum Techniques to be extremely helpful in raising my son. Whether it was breast feeding, colic, getting him to sleep through the night, bed wetting, potty training, and food sensitivities, Quantum Techniques has helped every step of the way. Several years ago, I broke my leg skiing. I went through two surgeries; one to set the leg and one to remove scar tissue. I spent 5 months in physical therapy. During this time, I used Quantum Techniques to increase the speed of healing my leg and to reduce the pain and inflammation during recovery. I also needed to heal the emotional pain of not being able to walk for 3 months and to live life the way I was used to living it with movement and vitality. I had a great surgeon repair my broken leg. It was wonderful to also have the power of Quantum Techniques to ease my pain and maximize my body’s natural healing abilities. I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in Architecture from Pacific Union College in California. I live in Flagstaff, Arizona with my husband, Don, son, Avery, and Golden Retriever, Copper. I love traveling, learning, exercising, and gardening. Before joining the Quantum Techniques team I worked as a Real Estate Agent, Property Manager, and most recently as the Owner of a company building high end custom homes. I have Massage training, which includes Reflexology, Asian Medicine, Nutrition, and Herbology. I have training in Dona Eden’s Energy methods, Life Skills by Ron and Nancy Rockey, Laurel Melin’s Emotional Brain Training (EBT or Solutions), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) by Gary Crag, Mark Hyman’s Ultra Mind Solution, and Guy Finley’s teachings. I teach people how to take care of their health and happiness. As we live life we encounter toxins and traumas in our life. These affect our health and keep us trapped in life repeating the same stress or lesson until we learn how to get out of the loop. I would love to share with you how Quantum Techniques can impact your life so you can get back your health and happiness.

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