Acupuncture

Could your pet benefit from natural pain relief?

At Creature Comforts Animal Hospital, we strive to offer you as many options as possible to keep your loved one happy and healthy. That’s why we’re so pleased to include veterinary acupuncture as one of our alternative therapy services. Acupuncture is an excellent tool for helping companion animals enjoy more comfortable lives. Best of all, it’s all natural so there’s no risk of harmful side effects that pharmaceuticals can cause. This makes it particularly favorable for elderly pets or those who cannot tolerate medication.

 

What is veterinary acupuncture?

The ancient practice of acupuncture operates under the theory that when the body’s natural energy source becomes disrupted, sickness and pain can occur. To address these ailments without the need for medication, acupuncture needles are inserted into specific points along the body. Once inserted, the needles cause a cellular response in the targeted area. This restores the body’s energy, thereby promoting healing and reducing pain.

 

What conditions can be treated through acupuncture?

Veterinary acupuncture can be used to treat a wide range of health problems in companion animals. It can also be used to boost the immune system and promote ongoing wellness. Some of the conditions commonly treated with acupuncture include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Joint Problems
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Digestive Issues
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Senior Pet Health

 

How many treatments will my pet need?

The results of veterinary acupuncture can sometimes be seen after only a few sessions. Every pet is different, however. The specific condition, its severity and a number of other unique factors will help our doctors determine how many acupuncture treatments will be needed. Once your pet has been evaluated, we will provide you with an individualized treatment recommendation that is specific to his or her needs.
If your animal family member is struggling with pain or mobility issues or could just use a little more balance, acupuncture may be the ideal solution. Give us a call today to learn more or to schedule an initial consultation.

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    • Sheila SzaboSheila Szabo

      We've had the best care at Creature Comforts for 14 years. Even having to board once for a funeral which we hated to do. The staff had Ginger at the front counter most days instead of in the cage. So kind and professional. Their compassion upon her death touched me to the core. Our new little rescue, Maggie, is receiving the same wonderful care. Thanks to all the staff for their terrific care.

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    • Fiona BartelsFiona Bartels

      Very super nice and caring staff. We went to our local pet store and they referred us to them since our breaded dragon was not eating and acting his normal self. Gave them a call and they sneaked us in just before closing today. They looked at him and assisted us what could be wrong and to do xyz for the next couple days. Becuase we were referred they did not charge us for the exam. The doctor and staff listened and were genuine. Will definitely refer people to this place

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    • Peggy KennedyPeggy Kennedy

      We trust only Creature Comforts with our fur babies and have for 13 years. They have welcomed new members and helped us say our farewells also. I can't say enough. Good things about the WHOLE office..from the moment you walk in ..the assistance..doctors and those who are behind the doors. We usually see Dr Paul..but she was with another situation..first time seeing Dr Perry..under such a dramatic situation..I have to give a shout out to Dr. PERRY for remaining calm and providing excellent care to our Leia after getting attacked by 2 dogs. He was calm.with very .nervous parents..he explained every step and every possible steps ..the follow ups were taken cautiously ..it was comforting to have Dr Paul check in with us..I'm happy to say Dr Perry gave our Leia "The Out of the woods" and she is her happy and healthy self. If you want great care for your beloved furry family this the place to go..

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    • Mandee BartonMandee Barton

      Staff was verycaring & friendly! Dr. Hussey explained everything well and gave me advice on how to hibernate my tortoises. Thank you for the excellent care!

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    • Brenda MandabachBrenda Mandabach

      I wouldn't take my dog anywhere else! Wonderful doctors, excellent staff and a great facility.

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    • Arthur AndMartha BrannonArthur AndMartha Brannon

      Creature Comfort is the best place for some
      TLC given to our four legged members of our family.

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    • Josephine SosaJosephine Sosa

      absolute great friendly staff ❤ so glad I went there..extremely satisfied customer

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