According to a research division of the World Health Organization (WHO) there is a possibility that red and processed meats can cause cancer in humans. Great, no steak and bacon. This report led us to wonder, what are some common forms of pet cancer, their treatments and what are the warning signs?
Massage has many benefits, including increasing circulation to all areas of the body and prevention of muscle strain and aches, and also works as a wonderful adjunctive therapy to acupuncture and chiropractic work.
You may have noticed that we have been writing about alternative medicine lately, having recently covered acupuncture and laser therapy. These are frequently used as complements or even alternatives to standard Western medicine, and in that spirit, we want to provide a brief introduction to Chinese herbs. Like the other alternative medicines, these are used alongside or as replacements for modern drugs and to treat a wide variety of ailments...
Laser therapy provides a sterile, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of injuries, wounds, fractures, neurological conditions, numerous dermatological problems, and pain (post-surgical, neck & back). Whether your pet is rehabilitating from trauma or injury, healing from wounds, or simply aging, your companion can benefit from this holistic approach to treating pain.
Acupuncture has been practiced for a long time—estimates range from 3500-5000 years, with written records dating to the second century BC, though its origins are unclear. Despite ancient sources showing acupuncture being applied to animals, it has only started to catch on in modern veterinary medicine in the last few decades. Dr. Taryn Clark