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.