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Herbal support for geriatric animals

Health issues, from cognitive to musculoskeletal to cardiovascular, often arise in our geriatric patients. Herbs offer beneficial affects to a variety of body systems...

Golden yellow powder for wound healing

How golden yellow powder, an herbal medicine descended from a classical Chinese formula, helped heal a traumatic degloving wound in an Australian Shepherd. A ten-year-old...

Strategies for managing pancreatitis in small animals

Herbal medicines and low-fat meat and vegetable diets can prevent pancreatitis in dogs and cats, and can also be used to resolve acute and...

Western botanicals for treating otitis media in animals

Unlike conventional drugs, herbs and other botanicals make resistance nearly impossible for even the nastiest pathogens, and are effective weapons against the bacteria and...

An integrative approach to Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM)

A look at what is currently known about EHM – a neurologic manifestation of the EHV-1 virus – along with integrative therapies for its...

Challenges of treating canine aggression

Using holistic modalities in your practice increases the chance of successfully overcoming canine aggression and improves the mental state of your patients. At our clinic,...

Herbs and canine glaucoma

When used as part of an integrative approach, herbs and herbal formulas can help manage glaucoma in dogs.  Glaucoma in dogs can be a serious...

Choosing the best models for integrative research

Studies structured to meet the expectations of conventional medicine, while conforming to the basic tenets of an individual modality, will encourage a better understanding...

Herbs offer safe, effective pain management

An herbal approach to pain can address the causes of discomfort, has few to no side effects, and can be used over a long...

Alternative pain control for surgeries and injuries

From laser and ozone therapy to herbs, acupuncture and chiropractic, there are many ways to help patients with pain arising from surgery and injury.  No...