How Seasons Affect Your Pet’s Health

How Seasons Affect Your Pet’s Health

Each season is connected to and resonates with an element of the earth known as the Five Elements. We know that everything in the universe is connected through energy, so it makes sense that during a given season a certain emotion, organ, physical body part and even color are connected to each element. Recognizing these attributes and the time of year they […]

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.