Posts Tagged “acupuncture”

UNDERSTANDING THE “POINT” OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR CATS AND DOGS

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UNDERSTANDING THE “POINT” OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR CATS AND DOGS

by Amy Shojai Acupuncture for pets is considered a holistic therapy but has become a mainstay of many traditional veterinary practices. Therapies similar to acupuncture may have arisen 7000 years ago in India, and have been used for at least 3000 years in China. Acupuncture inserts needles into the skin, and is a bioenergetic therapy based…

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Integrative Veterinary Medicine: Why is it so hard to find?

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Integrative Veterinary Medicine: Why is it so hard to find?

by Jo Singer Is there a integrative veterinarin near you? The practice of integrative veterinary medicine is growing by leaps and bounds. Integrative veterinary practices use a combination of conventional medicine along with a variety of alternative therapies. Integrative veterinary medicine focuses on caring for both the pet’s body and mind and is an integral…

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Dr Patrick Mahaney-Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

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Dr Patrick Mahaney-Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

Dr. Patrick Mahaney is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) and earned his certification after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (1999) and completed an internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, D.C (2000). Dr Mahaney makes house calls with the emphasis on pain management through acupuncture and musculoskeletal therapy, also advises on…

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