Dog Acupuncture

Alternative Medicine: Dog Acupuncture

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.

by DogTime
September 5th

Hip Dysplasia And Acupuncture For Dogs

Acupuncture for dogs relaxes muscle tension that has accumulated through chronic compensation for this loose joint, easing a lot of the aches and pains that a dog will experience.

by Becca Seitz, LAc
November 29th, 2018

Acupuncture for dogs with cancer?

Question:Is acupuncture ever used to treat canine cancer?Answer:In the U.S., Chinese medicine is mostly used with the intention of aiding a pet through treatment. Often symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry-mouth, and more can be severe enough to require treatments to be discontinued. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine are very effective at easing these […]

by Becca Seitz, LAc
July 28th, 2009

Arthritis and the aging dog

The signs of arthritis may be hard to spot. You might notice it takes Fido a little longer to get up in the morning and she seems to have a harder time moving around. Soon you realize that she’s in pain whenever she walks, jumps, or even sits up. It’s difficult enough to accept that […]

by DogTime
May 30th, 2009

Alternative medicine for your dog

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.

by DogTime
May 30th, 2009
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