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Acupuncture in Pets

Acupuncture in Pets

Question: Please tell me what medical conditions acupuncture can be helpful to in pets. Can any veterinarian do acupuncture? Answer: Let me start by enlightening you to the additional education necessary to be a qualified veterinary acupuncturist. The first...

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Canine Cancer

Canine Cancer

Question: My dog, a 5 year old, male, Golden Retriever, stopped eating and started to lose weight rapidly earlier this year. My veterinarian suggested an abdominal ultrasound. Much to my surprise and disappointment he was diagnosed with liver cancer. I don’t want to...

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Dental Disease

Dental Disease

Question: Last month I had the opportunity to meet you when I took my 10 year old dog to your Animal Wellness Center for a consultation. He had been slowing down lately and I wanted him checked out well. My Charlie was seen by my conventional veterinarian just 5 weeks...

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Arthritis

Arthritis

Question: My 9 year old Springer spaniel was just diagnosed with arthritis. The veterinarian called it “spondylosis” of her spine. Can acupuncture help her? Answer: Spondylosis can be a very painful condition for dogs, cats and even small pocket pets such as rabbits,...

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