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About Shelter Animal Reiki Association (S.A.R.A.)






  SARA's Mission

This is a wonderful organization.  The mission of the Shelter Animal Reiki Association (SARA) is to improve the lives of animals by promoting the use of Reiki in animal shelters, sanctuaries and rescues worldwide through education, training and the advancement of Reiki programs that meet the highest standards of integrity and professionalism. 

Click here for a pdf of the SARA powerpoint presentation.

SARA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that supports:

  • health and wellness of animals in shelters, sanctuaries and rescues.
  • caregivers at each animal organization.

 Through Reiki treatment and training programs, SARA educates:

  • interested shelter, sanctuary and rescue staff and caregivers.
  • interested veterinarians.
  • animal lovers in the community at large.

 SARA seeks to promote Reiki's standing in the scientific community by:

  • supporting ethical and animal-friendly animal Reiki research studies.
  • creating alliances with the veterinary community.

Through SARA's ongoing professional development, training and evaluation program for members, SARA seeks to:

  • promote the highest standards in Animal Reiki Practitioner and Teacher excellence.
  • provide ongoing support for Animal Reiki Practitioners and Teachers volunteering in shelters, sanctuaries and rescues.

(I was a practitioner member 2013 through 2016, but now due to time constraints, I offer support by providing information to the public.  I hope to return as a member someday when time permits.)

SARA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit supporting ethical, professional animal Reiki treatment and training programs in shelters and sanctuaries all over the world. SARA is a special project of Animal Reiki Source.

President:  Kathleen Prasad

Vice President:  Leah D'Ambrosio

For more information, please visit


(Content on this website from the S.A.R.A. manual.)


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