Holistic pet treatments are quickly gaining recognition for their ability to improve a pet’s overall health and well-being. Holistic pet treatments typically involve a holistic approach to healing — they don’t just treat the symptoms of an illness, but also provide the pet with a positive way of thinking, an overall sense of wellness, and environmental support that can improve their overall quality of life and ability to thrive.
Treating Your Pet Like a Family Member
Pets are living beings just like humans, so we need to take a holistic approach to pet care. While conventional medicine is designed to treat or alleviate symptoms of an illness, holistic pet treatments focus on not only treating the symptoms but also protecting and nurturing the body’s natural ability to heal itself. In addition to addressing chronic or acute health issues, pets also have different requirements to help them grow up to be strong, healthy, and happy.
Holistic health is a philosophy of treatment that emphasizes the importance of meeting your pet’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. It focuses on prevention, rather than cure, and promotes healing through natural methods — one of which includes wholesome food. Proper nutrition can help give your pet the right amount of energy for exercise, good skin, and coat quality. Holistic treatments provide pet parents unique insights into their pet’s overall health and wellness and in treating common issues.
Available from pet health experts, holistic treatments help pets get healthier faster and live a longer and happier life. Working with veterinarians with experience in pet nutrition and holistic therapies gives pet parents peace of mind knowing that they are setting up their pet for a long, healthy life. Holistic methods such as nutrition help control weight gain, so that they do not develop conditions like heart disease, diabetes, or arthritis at a young age.
Contact Dr. Kendra Pope to learn more about holistic pet treatments.