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Veterinary Chiropractic

Q: What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a modality of health care dealing with the nervous system. The spinal cord carries nerves that are distributed to every organ and tissue in the body. The nerves exit the spinal cord between the vertebral bones. A misalignment of the joints of the bones is called a subulation. The joint then becomes tight and pain develops in that region.

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What is Veterinary Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture?

acupuncture-dog-01Acupuncture may be defined as the insertion of needles into specific points on the body to cause a desired healing effect. This technique has been used in veterinary practice in China for at least 3000 years to treat many ailments. The Chinese also use acupuncture as preventive medicine against such problems as founder and colic in horses.

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Your Dog/Cat and Heartworm Disease

What is Heartworm Disease?

Heartworm disease is caused by a parasite, Dirofilaria immitis. Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes and can lead to severe, life threatening disease in both dogs and cats (and ferrets). Through testing and prevention, we can help protect our pets against this serious disease.

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