Providing High-Quality Veterinary Acupuncture & Care to Skokie, Illinois Pets.
Terry Animal Hospital is one of the few animal hospitals offering pet acupuncture in Skokie, Illinois. Acupuncture is a treatment method used in conjunction with traditional veterinary medicine. For more than 3,000 years, acupuncture has been used to stimulate specific points in the body to release neurotransmitters such as beta-endorphins and serotonin. Acupuncture has been found to reduce pain associated with hip dysplasia, ligament injuries, and arthritic conditions. It can also reduce seizure duration and frequency and lessen the effects of allergies. Contact us today to discuss acupuncture services for your cat, dog, or other pets.
Pet Acupuncture can help treat common health conditions such as:
- Pain & Inflammation
- Impaired Mobility
- Orthopedic Concerns
- Skin Conditions & Allergies
- Intervertebral Disc Pathology
- and more
Veterinary Acupuncture Treatment Near Skokie, Illinois
Most of the time the acupuncture needles are left in place for a matter of seconds upwards of 30 minutes depending on the treatment goals.
Side effects are not common, and are generally mild but can include:
- Possible bruising or bleeding at the site of the treatment points
Dr. Sarah Blose
Sarah Blose DVM, graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. She has been practicing at Terry Animal Hospital since 2009. In 2002, Dr. Blose received IVAS certification in Veterinary Acupuncture and is passionate about this integrative treatment. Her other professional interests include surgery, internal medicine, connecting with clients and their families through community education and events.
“Very positive experience! Doctors are extremely friendly, take time to answer any questions and provide thorough exam of your pet. Doctors and staff take phone calls any time to answer questions and make recommendations between appointments. Very gentle and sweet with my guineas!”
“Great care for my dog from accupuncture to dental work. I trust Dr. Blose and the other partners a lot. The support staff excellent–helpful and cheerful, it is always a treat to call or come in to the office.“