If you are interested in taking a holistic route in your pet’s health care, Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital offers pet acupuncture services for cats and dogs!
Do you have an aging pet or a pet suffering from arthritis, joint conditions, gastrointestinal or reproductive disorders? Pet acupuncture can help pets with many chronic ailments!
Acupuncture is the practice of inserting needles into the body tissue in order to relieve both localized and general pain and inflammation. Pet acupuncture can stimulate the release of toxins and wastes and improve blood circulation and oxygenation.
Some of the clinical conditions where veterinary acupuncture may be recommended:
Respiratory problems - sinusitis, laryngitis, bronchial asthma, chronic coughing, pneumonia
Musculoskeletal disorders - chronic degenerative joint disease, intervertebral disc disease, spondylosis, hip dysplasia, disunited anconeal process, tendonitis, sprains, muscle spasms e.g. trapezius spasm
Reproductive, endocrine, and metabolic disorders - ovarian cysts, dystocia, retained placenta, uterine prolapse, mastitis, udder edema, milk fever, hepatitis, jaundice
Immunosupportive and allergic disorders
Dermatologic disorders - lick granulomas, allergic dermatitis
Urinary disorders - incontinence, cystitis, urine retention
Pet emergencies - cardiac arrest or respiratory arrest
Meet Your Pet Acupuncturist - Angel Mitchell, DVM, CVA
Dr. Angel Mitchell has been with Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital since its beginning in 1991. She received her veterinary degree from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. Her special interests include Pet Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Management and Avian Medicine. She has a very holistic approach to veterinary medicine and includes conventional as well as complementary modalities in her practice. Angel is certified in veterinary acupuncture by IVAS, is a member of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association and has further education in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
To learn more about veterinary acupuncture, please call Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital today!