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
- 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.