It is the professional dog physical therapy that involves different massage techniques, acupressure, manipulation, stretching, passive range of movement and fascial release. It is a holistic treatment that treats body and mind as one, maintaining or improving physical and emotional wellbeing of the dog.
Animal acupuncture has been a part of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) for thousands of years. It is a safe and effective treatment for a wide range of disorders and it involves inserting of fine needles at precisely localized acupuncture points and retaining there for a certain amount of time.
Chinese herbal medicine, as well as animal acupuncture, are parts of a larger healing system called Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) includes herbal therapy, acupuncture, dietary therapy, massage and exercises in breathing and movement (tai chi and qi gong). Some or several of these may be employed in the course of treatment.