Antibiotics and pets Author: The PDSA Antibiotics have been a vital weapon in the battle against bacterial infections in humans and animals for many years. However, some microorganisms are developing resistance to antibiotics, with fears this could have a major impact on treating infections in the future. PDSA vet nurse, Katy Orton, said: “Antibiotics were…
Preventing Kidney Disease in Cats Acute vs. Chronic Kidney Disease There are two common types of kidney disease, acute and chronic. Acute kidney disease is when there is abrupt damage to the kidney. Abrupt damage is usually caused by a toxin, infection, or shock. Cats usually show signs of vomiting and weakness or lethargy, and…
The following guest post is by Mary, who is excited to let you know about 7 alternative medical treatments for animals. If you’ve read Star Bridge, you know that my top choice is to use herbs as a treatment and my second choice is anything that avoids big-pharma, so Mary’s information interests me. And now, for Mary :
The purpose of this article is to educate pet owners first and foremost.
Many people are unaware that it is possible to treat their pets with complimentary medicine like Cats and even better, to save their lives (yes, unfortunately, many pet owners resort to euthanasia because they don’t know that other treatments exist… not to mention natural as well).
There is so much to gain from treating your pet with alternative medicine (avoiding euthanasia, decreasing side effects, gentler treatments, etc.) and few people know it…so this article is our means of helping animals and their owners. We have interviewed several veterinarians who are quoted in the article and who also want to get the message out there.
Please click here to read the full article. That explains:
1. PHYTOTHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
2. ACUPUNCTURE FOR ANIMALS
3. PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
4. HOMEOPATHY FOR ANIMALS
5. AROMATHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
5. AROMATHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
6. OSTEOPATHY FOR ANIMALS
7. NATUROPATHY FOR ANIMALS
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