"In 2001 a very special little kitten came to stay at our house named Emma. She weighed in at a whopping 2 ½ pounds. When she was about 9 months old she began vomiting and wouldn’t eat. The doctors at Piney Creek Square Veterinary Clinic took x-rays, but nothing showed up on them. She was losing weight, and she was thin by nature anyway, so everyone was worried about her. Dr. Behrns came to the rescue and performed emergency surgery on our little girl. She found an almond trying to pass into Emma’s stomach. Of course, it would not have shown up on an x-ray. Thank you, Dr. Behrns, for saving Emma’s life."
The use of Chinese medicine and herbal prescriptions dates back to the year 403 B.C.E. and has continued to progress and develop through present time. Chinese herbs can be used to treat many diseases recognized and treatable by conventional medicine and many that are not, from trauma to tumors.
The use of herbs can be used as part of an integrative approach with other systems of medicine for a greater therapeutic effect and improved treatment outcomes. Chinese herbs are especially useful in the treatment of chronic disease conditions and those associated with aging such as chronic osteoarthritis, immune, renal and hepatic disorders.
They can be also be used to strengthen the body after illness, injury, chemotherapy or radiation or support the immune system to help prevent disease before it occurs. When there are drug sensitivities or conditions that would prevent the use of other types of therapies, Chinese herbs are available for a myriad of conditions.
Contact us today if you would like to explore Herbal Medicine for your pet.