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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
We are reminded daily of the obesity problems facing Americans and we see how these issues are mirrored by the percentage of pets that are overweight.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Why study it? To predict problems by constitutional element, predict progression by same, and control problems via herbs or acupuncture that address the elements.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Acupuncture is still regarded with skepticism by many veterinarians, or viewed as adjunct therapy rather than a primary therapy.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
There is no such thing as the one and only ideal diet. Why?
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Identify problems according to the 8 principles (actually, 4 pairs of principles)
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Pain control is what acupuncture does best. It is also the easiest problem to treat with acupuncture.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
There are a number of references for various modalities accessible through PubMed as well as summarized in various texts.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
One could argue that all our pets, all "pack and carry" animals, and all the meat and fiber-producing animals – in other words, all our domesticated animals – are "working" animals.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Roughly 10 million dogs and cats are euthanized (killed) in shelters every year, and most of these animals are relinquished because they have behavioral problems that the owners can't (or don't want to) deal with.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Alternative therapies have become increasingly popular in recent years, but their use in veterinary medicine is not without controversy.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The term homeopathy has its roots in one man vision, the German physician, Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843).
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
In the early 1930's an English physician, Dr. Edward Bach, believed that people fell into several distinct emotional types and that each of these types would respond to illness in a particular way.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Chiropractic is a form of health care that has long been used in man and animals.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Throughout recorded history, the ability of fragrance to induce responses and enhance moods has been a powerful theme in virtually every culture, and a variety of fragrances have been used to enhance emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
As a healing method, acupuncture has been used for several thousand years. However, recent interest in alternative medicines and especially in the alternative medicines in veterinary medicine have made acupuncture an evermore popular complement or alternative to western or allopathic medicine.