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The Many Benefits of Pet Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the gentle insertion of thin, painless needles into body tissue where nerve bundles and blood vessels meet, areas known as acupuncture points. Veterinary acupuncture relaxes muscles at the site of needle insertion, enhances blood circulation, removes metabolic toxins, and releases anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving hormones. Acupuncture has a clearly recorded history of treating pain and disease among humans for about 2,000 years, with some authorities estimating it's been practiced for up to 4,000 years.

Unlike prescription medicines, veterinary acupuncture lacks potential side effects and won't interact with medications. Dr. Margaret studied veterinary acupuncture at Colorado State University, one of the nation's top vet schools, and has extensive experience providing acupuncture treatments to many types of animals. Since your pet will respond uniquely to acupuncture, requiring varying lengths and consistency of treatments, Lakeside Veterinary Services offers flexible treatment packages to suit your budget and your pet's needs. 


Veterinary acupuncture can be used to treat a variety of illnesses, including:

  • allergies
  • allergic dermatitis
  • anxiety
  • cardiac issues
  • degenerative joint disease 
  • diarrhea
  • emergencies
  • epilepsy/seizures
  • hip dysplasia
  • immune function
  • incontinence
  • lick granulomas
  • respiratory problems
  • sprains
  • stroke
  • vomiting

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