Hydrotherapy, or water cure, for dogs is a form of occupational or physiotherapy that uses water resistance to rehabilitate injuries and relieve pain. In fact, there are many benefits of hydrotherapy for dogs and so much to understand. Here are a few of the basics you should know.
Dog Alternative Health
Dog acupuncture is a therapeutic process during which a practitioner inserts fine needles into your dog’s body to help control pain and cure chronic ailments. Modern practitioners also employ electric heat, massage, and even low-power cold lasers to stimulate acupuncture points.
Neem oil is extracted from the seeds and bark of the neem tree, which is native to India, and is used as a natural insecticide, pesticide, skin treatment, and more for dogs. It has many beneficial properties that boost dogs’ overall health, and it’s very potent. Here’s what you should know.
Holistic Pet Day happens on August 30th, so maybe alternative treatments for dogs are already on your mind. But dog owners have questions about holistic therapies and alternative medicine for their pooches all year long. Here are a few things you should know.
‘The Dog Doc’ Shows The Future Of Your Pet’s Vet Care: Meet Dr. Goldstein & Film Director Cindy Meehl
A new documentary film called ‘The Dog Doc’ recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. I had the chance to see the movie and, as a pet parent, I was absolutely blown away. I also had the opportunity to interview director Cindy Meehl and the Dog Doc, himself, Dr. Marty Goldstein.
Ah, the spring and summer months: The season to don those ever-fashionable hats and gloves and head outside for some gardening but be careful of those chemicals…
Some dog owners claims that CBD helps their dogs with a host of medical conditions. Others hear that CBD comes from marijuana plants and immediately become wary of these products. Is CBD oil safe for dogs? Here’s what you should know.
New high-tech solutions like light therapy for dogs can address many debilitating and uncomfortable conditions, like arthritis and skin infections. Here are a few things you should know about light therapy.
We all want our dogs to be as healthy and long-lived as possible, so it makes perfect sense to feed them well.
Trusted through the ages, herbal medicines offer a natural alternative to dealing with everything from canine injuries to illnesses. Learn what to look for and when to use them.
Under what circumstances is it a good idea to consider alternative medicine for my dog?
The case for buying your dog insurance
let’s discuss the integrative (combination of Western and traditional Chinese veterinary medicine) treatment I use to manage his illness.
My rescue pup is extremely shy — can Reiki help?
When my dog, Cardiff, first got sick, I didn’t anticipate that he was afflicted with one of the most severe, often fatal, illness seen in veterinary practice.
Managing your dog's pain not only helps keep her comfortable, it also speeds her recovery. Learn how to tell when your dog is in pain and about the many pain treatment options.
The definition of reiki as given by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine/National Intstitute of Health:
How does reiki help pets?
If you take herbal supplements, have ever treated yourself to a professional massage, or have visited a chiropractor to have that creak in your back fixed – you have an understanding of the benefits of alternative medicine.
My Lab Bubba was diagnosed with Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in his ear and the vet said it was difficult to treat.
Can alternative medicine really treat serious medical issues, like cancer?