Ingraham Self-Medication Masterclasses

The complete online guide to working with your dog, cat and horse

Maybe its time to re-evaluate our relationships with animals and start perceiving them as active rather than passive beings.

Caroline Ingraham

Founder of Applied Zoopharmacognosy and Animal Self-Medication


Animal observational researcher, author and founder of Applied Zoopharmacognosy and Animal Self-Medication, Caroline has dedicated the last 35 years to the study of how animals heal themselves.

Podcast by Colleen Quinn with
Caroline Ingraham

The secret to truly effective therapeutic plant medicine is through understanding our plant science and backing it up with evidence.

Each week we will learn from the greatest aromatherapists, cultivators, scientists, researchers and boots on the ground plant workers in our medicinal plant world globally. Join Colleen as she takes us on a journey into the brightest minds in our  industry. Today she is with Caroline Ingraham who founded Applied Zoopharmacognosy and is the leading expert in this field of animal self-medication. She has always had an enormous concern for the ethical treatment of animals and has spent the last three decades researching and observing how animals self-medicate. 

T.V producer (BBC Gardeners World)

Extract from the Hay Festival: The zoopharmacognosy expert explains, “From the humble caterpillar to the mighty elephant, animals have an innate ability to forage for plant and mineral extracts in order to look after their own emotional and physical health. Domestic dogs are no different. Many canine behavioural problems are not rooted in past emotional trauma but in physical discomfort. You can enrich their lives by offering many of these naturally foraged extracts for self-selection.”


Enjoy reading and listening as well as learning from Caroline’s chronicles. These fascinating stories range from companion animals to the elephant, tiger and primate, not of course forgetting the brown and polar bears.