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The Value of Integrative Veterinary Medicine

Oct, 12

As most veterinary professionals know, the health of a patient is more than the sum of its various parts and systems. Besides absence of illness or injury, a pet’s well-being encompasses lifestyle, nutrition, behavior and exercise. Nobody understands this like veterinarians who take an integrative approach to patient care. Treatments and services such as acupuncture, phototherapy, nutraceuticals and rehabilitation are...

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VITAL VOICE: Virtual Consults Give You Another Way to Help Your Pet Without Leaving Home

Sep, 30

VITAL VOICE is back!  Vital Vet's new video series featuring interviews with leaders and experts in the field of pet rehabilitation.  This episode features an interview Dr. Jennifer Repac who is certified in canine rehabilitation (CCRT), chiropractic, Chinese herbal medicine, and acupuncture. Dr. Repac received her DVM from UC Davis in 2009.  She spent 2 years working as a veterinarian and teacher...

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Similarities & Differences Between Acupressure & Acupuncture

Jun, 11

A horsefly is mid-air, within inches of landing on the horse’s flank. The surface of his flank twitches just before the fly has a chance to land, warding it off in advance of being stung. This is how sensitive a horse is! He can feel everything within inches of his body. Your dog is asleep across the room. You look at...

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Acupuncture for Dogs

Jun, 04

WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE? Acupuncture is a medical art developed over 2,000 years ago.  The acupuncturist places needles at specific sites on the body called acupuncture points, and may also incorporate hands-on techniques to facilitate the healing process. HOW DOES ACUPUNCTURE WORK?  The classical Chinese explanation is that channels of energy run in regular patterns through the body over its surface. ...

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Canine Physical Therapy

Jun, 01

There are many types of non-traditional therapies that benefit dogs! Canine sports medicine and rehabilitation is a relatively new specialty in veterinary medicine. Physical therapy (also called physiotherapy) has long been used for humans to help preserve, enhance or restore physical function impaired by disease, surgery or aging. What many people don’t realize is that physical therapy and rehabilitation can...

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