Pet Allergy Remedies. Continuing the discussion on pet allergies, today Dr Carol Osborne, DVM, offers insight into complementary and alternative remedies for pets who suffer from allergies. Complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, is a term widely used to describe products or treatments that are generally considered outside the standard care practices. Humans routinely use CAM therapies on a regular basis – herbal supplements, acupuncture, naturopathy, meditation, prayer, and even chiropractic care are all considered forms of complementary and alternative medicine. So, how can CAM therapies help your pet suffering from allergy symptoms? Dr Carol offers some insight into commonly used homeopathic and herbal remedies that may be beneficial to your pets.
HOMEOPATHIC PET Allergy REMEDIES
A range of homeopathic remedies may be useful which include Sulphur, Hepar Sulph, Arsenica alb, and Rhus tax. Dosages range from 30c to 1m. Acupuncture stimulates the immune system and generally requires six to eight treatments for effective results.
HERBAL PET Allergy REMEDIES
Herbs for Topical Use:
- Witch Hazel
- Oregon Grape
Chinese Herbal Pet Formulas for Dogs & Cats that may be useful include: