WHAT WE DO
We provide mobile acupuncture services and wellness consultations for dogs and cats in Snohomish and the surrounding areas. We also see cats at our feline location at Cat Clinic at Canyon Park, located in Bothell just off I-405.
HOW DOES IT WORK
Acupuncture is now a mainstream medical practice, although it originated in ancient China. It is recognized by the WHO and the NIH as an effective treatment for many conditions in human medicine. It works by re-balancing the body to prevent or treat disease, decrease pain and inflammation, and strengthen the immune system. One way it does this is by altering blood flow and nerve transmission. Most patients will respond and some respond dramatically, even after one treatment - although we recommend committing to several sessions for the best chance of success.
WHAT WE TREAT
Acupuncture can help treat a variety of conditions in veterinary medicine. We treat anxiety and other behavior problems, arthritis, spinal cord disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and feline bladder problems.
The World Health Organization has published an analysis of the various diseases that can be treated with acupuncture. There are controlled trials supporting its use for the following conditions in humans:
- Knee pain
- Low back pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Neck pain
- Dental pain
- Postoperative pain
- Stroke......and many more.
Please click HERE for a complete list, including many conditions that can be effectively treated but have not yet been proven in controlled trials.
These include abdominal pain, cancer pain, diabetes, oteoarthritis, itchy skin (pruritus), bladder stones, etc.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Each acupuncture session is $150 and will last between 30-60 minutes. First visits usually last 60 minutes. Most patients will respond after the first session but we recommend committing to several sessions for the best chance of success. Most pet insurance companies will cover acupuncture but please call your company to check.