Indications for Alternative Treatment vs Conventional Treatment

The following are a partial list of situations where
alternatives might be considered:

• Behavior problems

• Cancer – With chemotherapy to increase energy and decrease side effects from drugs, or

• Instead of chemotherapy to increase energy and appetite and reduce pain to improve quality of life

• Chronic medication cases – to reduce or eliminate the need for conventional drugs

• Elderly pets – to increase energy and appetite to improve quality of life

• Recovering from significant illness or from surgery – to hasten recovery and healing

• Recurring conditions – ranging from allergies to lamenesses to GI problems to infections

• Orthopedic problems – lameness, pain, poor agility performance

• Stressful situations – addition of a child or pet, change in owner’s work routine, death of a loved one (human or animal), moved to a new home, etc.

• Traumatic injuries

• Vaccine reactions or problems following soon after vaccination

• Warts, cysts and some other tumors to treat without surgery
You may want to seek conventional medical solutions with serious injury or toxicity including, but not necessarily limited to the following:

• Neck and back injuries if a pet is not getting up on their own

• Chest and abdominal wounds

• Protruding or broken bones

• Burns greater than the area of the palm of the victim

• Increasing cyanosis (turning blue)

• Crushing chest pain

• Unconsciousness

• Severe head injury or with loss of consciousness, seizures, change of pulse, slower breathing, pale skin, increasing shock for more than half an hour.

• Severe bleeding

• Cuts that are gaping open may need surgery

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not know whether you need to call a veterinarian or not, then you SHOULD call your veterinarian or your alternatives practitioner and find out to be sure.