These natural ways to help relieve pain in your dog come from my friend, Jennifer Kachnic, author of Your Dog’s Golden Years: Manual for Senior Dog Care Including Natural Remedies and Complementary Options. She is also president of The Grey Muzzle Organization, a nonprofit that homeless senior dogs for which I’m an ambassador and news writer.
If your dog is in pain, don’t assume you have to go the conventional route using prescribed drugs. Try these natural approaches which are completely safe and help you bond with your dog when she needs you most.
- Canine massage
- Acupuncture and acupressure
- Energy healing
- Cold laser therapy
These are just a few ways you can help manage your dog’s pain. Which therapies you use will depend on your dog’s condition, and your veterinarian’s recommendations. Chosen and practiced properly, these modalities can make a huge difference in your companion’s physical and emotional well being, and can minimize or even eliminate the need for medications.
Read the full article at Animal Wellness magazine.