Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. It is believed to help with a variety of conditions, including pain, inflammation, and arthritis.
Herbal medicine uses plants and plant extracts to treat and prevent diseases. Herbal remedies can be given orally, topically, or in the form of supplements.
Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine that uses highly diluted substances to stimulate the body's natural healing process.
Hydrotherapy is the use of water to treat and manage a variety of conditions. It can include swimming, pool therapy, and underwater treadmills.
This page attachment contains additional information on alternative veterinary treatments, such as chiropractic care, massage therapy, and nutraceuticals.
Alternative veterinary treatments can be a safe and effective way to manage a variety of conditions in dogs. If you are considering alternative treatment for your dog, be sure to talk to your veterinarian first.
Your veterinarian can help you decide if an alternative treatment is right for your dog and can monitor their progress.