Alternative and Complementary Therapy

As alternative therapies have become more popular with pet owners, we have added these modalities to the services we offer. Alternative therapies, which are also referred to as “integrative” or “complementary” therapies, include acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, laser therapy, magnetic therapy, and massage therapy. We provide some of these therapies in conjunction with traditional medicine and surgery to help improve outcomes and to give us additional options for treating our patients. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about whether these types of therapy could benefit your pet.

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    Western Herbs

    Western herbs have many uses- everything from reducing inflammation in arthritic patients (turmeric) to reducing anxiety (chamomile and lavender) to helping with cardiac disease (dandelion and hawthorne). They can be…

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    Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

    Essential oils have many uses in the canine world. Aromatherapy with oils such as lavender can help to reduce anxiety. Various oils can be used for anything from infections to…

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    Chinese Herbs

    Dr. Jenny is currently working on her certification for Chinese Herbs. Herbal medicine can be used in addition to or instead of conventional western medication and is an excellent resource…

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    Acupuncture

    Service Areas Sapphire Animal Hospital Proudly Offers Acupuncture Services for the Bitterroot Valley, including Hamilton, as well as Missoula. Acupuncture can be used to help improve or cure problems your pet…