Dog Alternative Health

Holistic Therapies & Alternative Dog Health

Holistic Pet Day happens on August 30th, so maybe alternative treatments for dogs are already on your mind. But dog parents have questions about holistic therapies and alternative medicine for their pooches all year long. Here are a few things you should know.

by DogTime
August 27th

Hydrotherapy For Dogs: What Is It And What Are The Benefits?

Hydrotherapy, or water cure, for dogs is a form of occupational or physiotherapy that uses water resistance to rehabilitate injuries and relieve pain. In fact, there are many benefits of hydrotherapy for dogs and so much to understand. Here are a few of the basics you should know.

by Jean Andrei
November 18th, 2020

Alternative Medicine: The Ins And Outs Of Dog Acupuncture

Dog acupuncture is a therapeutic process during which a practitioner inserts fine needles into your dog’s body to help control pain and cure chronic ailments. Modern practitioners also employ electric heat, massage, and even low-power cold lasers to stimulate acupuncture points.

by DogTime
October 29th, 2020

Neem Oil For Dogs: What Is It And What Does It Do?

Neem oil is extracted from the seeds and bark of the neem tree, which is native to India, and is used as a natural insecticide, pesticide, skin treatment, and more for dogs. It has many beneficial properties that boost dogs’ overall health, and it’s very potent. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
October 26th, 2020

Herbal Medicine For Dogs: 101

Trusted through the ages, herbal medicines offer a natural alternative to dealing with everything from canine injuries to illnesses. Learn what to look for and when to use them.

by DogTime
July 19th, 2017

Can reiki help shyness?

My rescue pup is extremely shy — can Reiki help?

by Candy Boroditsky & Leaming Chee-Brown
March 31st, 2011

Managing your dog’s pain

Managing your dog's pain not only helps keep her comfortable, it also speeds her recovery. Learn how to tell when your dog is in pain and about the many pain treatment options.

by DogTime
July 23rd, 2009

Reiki for pets

The definition of reiki as given by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine/National Intstitute of Health:

by Candy Boroditsky & Leaming Chee-Brown
June 3rd, 2009

Alternative medicine for your dog

If you take herbal supplements, have ever treated yourself to a professional massage, or have visited a chiropractor to have that creak in your back fixed – you have an understanding of the benefits of alternative medicine.

by DogTime
May 30th, 2009

Dogs’ bacterial infection

My Lab Bubba was diagnosed with Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in his ear and the vet said it was difficult to treat.

by Christine Agro
May 28th, 2009
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