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THE GOLD ANIMAL-FRIEND SPICE

Turmeric is commonly known as a yellow-gold or orange spice extracted from the rhizome of a plant that grows mostly in India, the Curcuma Longa, belonging to the Zingiberaceace family. Traditionally, Ayurvedic Medicine and Chinese Medicine use this plant for its many beneficial properties in both human and veterinary medicine, thanks to its anti-inflammatory and…

CBD oil for animals: how to choose

Laura, our Vet surgeon, decided to write this post after much in-depth research around the use of CBD for pets because of its increasing popularity in UK. Clinical observations are showing proof about the benefits in using CBD oil for many conditions in both human and animals such as pain, stress, anxiety and inflammation. Studies…

The amazing power of water: hydrotherapy

The natural properties of the water such as buoyancy and hydrostatic pressure, create a suitable environment for performing non concussive active exercise which helps to relieve pain, reduce swelling and stiffness, improve blood circulation, improve limb mobility, muscle strength and range of motion. Warm water increases the circulation of blood to the muscles, increasing the…

Holistic not magic ?

According to the Cambridge dictionary, HOLISTIC means “dealing with or treating the whole of something or someone and not just a part”. I’m writing this post after another sad misconception in the vet world around the figure of the HOLISTIC VET. The HOLISTIC VET is still a vet with a wider view. HOLISTIC approach doesn’t…

? Raise-your-bowl ?

Did you know that the way your dog eats can affect the health of his spine and muscles? Your dog is getting old and he is esperiencing pain or discomfort on its joints and muscles…raise bowls is a great solution to help them avoid pain and bad posture.

Acupuncture, a gentle stimulation

Acupuncture is part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been practised for over 2000 years. As in human medicine, acupuncture can be used in animals if performed by a vet surgeon certified in veterinary acupuncture. Acupuncture involves a gentle insertion of fine, sterilized, single-use needle into the skin, by targeting acupoints and leaving them…