Holistic Vet Care FAQ

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Do you have a question about holistic vet care and wellness?

Our FAQ has many of the common questions people ask about holistic vet care in South Florida.

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As in human medicine, results will vary depending on the patient and type of problem. More treatments may be necessary for more established, chronic problems.

We look at the whole patient: mental, physical, and emotional. We consider all treatment options in order to create an integrative approach. It’s what we call holistic vet care.
Your primary veterinarian is best suited to offer general annual exams (including vaccinations and parasite control), and to treat acute conditions.
We highly recommend that only a certified veterinary physical rehabilitation practitioner perform rehabilitation on your pet. These individuals are licensed veterinarians who have pursued further post-doctoral training and certification in the field of rehabilitation/physical therapy.
We highly recommend that only a certified veterinary acupuncturist perform acupuncture on your pet. These individuals are licensed veterinarians who have pursued further post-doctoral training and certification in the field of acupuncture.

For almost every animal, acupuncture is painless. For certain animals, there may be a slight sensation as the larger needles enter the skin.

However, almost all animals tend to relax, and some will even fall asleep.

Yes! Acupuncture is almost always utilized along with conventional medicine.
Each session may take approximately 30 to 45 minutes.

Herbal therapy can be combined with acupuncture to allow for improved, long-term therapeutic effects.

Herbal medicine can allow a more natural way to treat your pet’s disease without the many dangerous side effects of certain conventional medications. Additionally, in some cases, we are able to reduce or slowly wean a patient off of the need for certain prescription medications.

Great nutrition is the best daily medicine you can provide your pet! Our veterinarians focus on tailoring individualized nutrition plans to address your pet’s underlying disease process.
Pet acupuncture in Fort Lauderdale
Canine pet rehabilitation and physical therapy in Fort Lauderdale
Herbal therapy for pets in Fort Lauderdale
Nutrition and food therapy for your pet.

As in human medicine, results will vary depending on the patient and type of problem.  More treatments may be necessary for more established, chronic problems.