Thinking of Adopting? Stop by The Canine Health Institute This Weekend

If you stop by the Canine Health Institute on Saturday, August 22nd from between 10 a m. and 3 p.m. you might just find a dog that would love so much to be part of your family. The Canine Health Institute is donating their location to host an Houston Animal Partnership Initiative adoption event. The […]

Acupuncture For Your Pet

cupuncture For Pets: An Introduction by Carlye Rose, DVM, Canine Health Institute

Acupuncture, developed by the ancient Chinese, in simplest terms consists of stimulating designated and precise points on the surface of the body by the insertion of fine solid needles. Other methods of acupuncture include acupressure, moxibustion (use of heat), electroacupuncture (use of electrical stimulation), aquapuncture (use of fluid), and low power laser acupuncture.

Acupuncture is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). In TCM, there is understood to be a universal energy called Qi present in every living creature. This energy circulates throughout the body, 24 hours a day.

Canine Health Institute Donates Services To Disabled Dog

Ivan, a three year old Miniature Dachshund male, was brought to the Citizens for Animal Protection shelter in early February.He was extremely obese and could not walk. CAP hopes to find a new, loving home for Ivan but in the meantime, they are sponsoring surgery for this wonderful little dog, who will make someone a loving and loyal companion.

Shelby Kibodeaux is fostering Ivan and took him to the Canine Health Institute for evaluation. CHI has graciously donated their services for Ivan, and they have determined that Ivan will require an operation to correct an intervertebral disc compressing his spinal cord.

Canine Health Institute Opens In Houston

The Canine Health Institute (CHI) is a new facility offering an unparalleled level of care for pets in pain. Located at 3800 Southwest Freeway, this new, state-of-the-art facility is truly one of a kind. CHI is dedicated to enhancing the physical abilities and life quality of dogs through offering services in conditioning, pain management and rehabilitation.

Through a process of veterinarian referral, you can find new comfort for your dog. Through services such as diagnostic imaging, acupuncture, chiropractic, heat therapy, hydro therapy, laser therapy, massage, ultrasound, stem cell therapy, weight control and more, CHI can develop a customized program for your pet, working in tandem with your veterinarian.