Complimentary Therapies

Acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medicine technique, has been gaining popularity as an alternative therapy for pets as it has over the years for people. The benefits of acupuncture for pets are wide-ranging and can contribute to their overall well-being. 

Firstly, acupuncture can help manage pain in pets. Whether it’s due to arthritis, muscle strains, or even post-operative discomfort, acupuncture can alleviate pain by stimulating the release of endorphins – the body’s natural painkillers. This drug-free approach can be particularly beneficial for pets that may be sensitive or have adverse reactions to traditional pain medications.

Secondly, acupuncture can aid in promoting a faster and smoother recovery for pets. By regulating the flow of energy or Qi in the body, acupuncture can enhance blood circulation and reduce inflammation. This can accelerate the healing process, allowing for quicker recovery from surgical procedures, injuries, or illnesses. Additionally, acupuncture can also improve the immune system of the your pet, making them better equipped to fight off infections and diseases.

Overall, acupuncture offers a holistic approach to supporting the health and well-being of pets. Its ability to manage pain, improve recovery, and boost the immune system can provide a range of benefits to pets of all shapes and sizes.


At HoofNPaws Vets, we offer the option of either or both traditional Western medicine and Acupuncture including Chinese Herbal medicine. So your furry family member can get the best of both worlds for optimum recovery and wellbeing.