In addition to traditional Western forms of veterinary medicine, Intermountain Pet Hospital is pleased to offer holistic options to pet owners in the Boise area. With veterinary acupuncture, we can effectively treat a wide variety of conditions, including:
Acupuncture is founded on the concept of viewing the body as a system with a natural flow of electrical energy. By inserting hair-thin needles under the skin, we stimulate your pet's nervous system and cause the underlying muscles to activate. In turn, this causes pain-blocking chemicals to be released, which helps the body heal.
We perform our acupuncture sessions in a room designed to keep your pets calm and comfortable. Since the needles are so thin, animals can barely feel them go in. Sessions last 30-60 minutes. The number of visits can vary depending on the condition being treated.
Veterinary acupuncture and its benefits have been the subject of many studies. For more information, visit these websites: