You’ve heard of and maybe even received acupuncture, a natural pain treatment option for people. Some veterinarians even offer this treatment for pets. Of course, you may have a lot of questions before you bring your pet to the vet for such a treatment.
Here’s everything you need to know about acupuncture for pets.
Acupuncture is the practice of adding long, thin needles into pain points throughout the body. These needles trigger healing by reaching the blood vessels and nerve bundles. Hormones move through the body and blood circulation is better.
This holistic practice, when administered by a professional, is totally safe for pets. It doesn’t hurt, so don’t worry. In fact, this treatment often causes a soothing, calming reaction in pets, making some fall asleep.
Yes, acupuncture can be good for pets in many ways, including:
As you can see then, acupuncture is a treatment worth considering for your pet for a multitude of reasons.
If you’re interested in acupuncture and other pain relief treatments for your pet, bring them to Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital. As your veterinarian in Windsor, we care for both cats and dogs. Our services are pet dental care, boarding, grooming, and more.
We have two lead veterinarians, Dr. Roni Kloer and Dr. Kathryn Touran. Dr. Kloer studied at Colorado State University, where she got her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She’s an expert in internal medicine, animal surgery, critical care, oncology, and animal cardiology. Today, she owns Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Touran studied at Colorado State University-College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences and Seattle, Washington’s University of Washington, where she obtained her zoology degree. She administers pet dentistry, soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and pain therapy.
Call today. Our phone number is 970-674-5105 and our address is Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital on 32450 State Highway 257, Suite A.
This is a quality veterinary hospital and boarding facility. It is nice to board at a relatively small facility where the staff actually get to know your pets.
- Brian G. / Windsor, CO
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