Have you wondered why you so think about natural dog health?
Do you worry about toxic chemicals and side effects of drugs? Have you wondered if there were better ways to treat your sick dog other than with drugs that will wreck havoc on your dog’s kidneys or liver? Do you want to treat the whole dog, instead of just the symptoms? Well that’s why you should think about natural dog health.
The problem with traditional veterinarian medicine is that once the dog gets sick, then you basically treat the symptoms. Holistic, natural dog health looks to keep your dog healthy, and then when he gets sick figure out what caused the illness and treat that instead of just treating the symptoms. For example, if your dog has an ear infection. A traditional veterinarian will generally prescribe an antibiotic, thereby treating the symptom, which is a red, itchy, infected ear. Whereas, a holistic, natural veterinarian, treating that same ear infection, will look into why your dog got a ear infection in the first place. Normal, healthy dogs do not get ear infections typically.
My holistic vet described holistic, natural dog care as being like an onion. There are different layers to health and once you start peeling away at the layers, you can get to the root of the illness, not just the top layer where the symptoms are.
Holistic, natural dog health looks at the dog as a whole. It looks at the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of the dog. From a holistic point of view everything works together – health, food, environment, stress, genetics, etc.
Holistic, natural dog veterinarians do recognize the importance and possible benefits of traditional veterinary medicine. Holistic, natural veterinarians offer a complement to traditional veterinarians. Holistic, natural veterinarians can offer safe, non-intrusive, more natural and organic approaches to treating diseases and keeping your dog healthy.
There is a range of available holistic, natural dog health treatments that can be offered.
- Dietary supplements
- Dietary changes
- Electro magnetic therapy
- Energy healing
- Flower essences
- Essential oils
- Gold bead implants
There are so many options and alternative treatments that a holistic veterinarian can offer. It is definitely worth working with a holistic, natural veterinarian.
Go to this link: ahvma.org/Widgets/FindVet.html to find a holistic, natural veterinarian in your area.