Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese form of medication that has been practiced on humans as well as on animals from a very long time. This medication involves a needle which is being inserted in many different places on the body in order to provide comfort against any kind of pain or discomfort. This therapy is also now practiced on animals to provide comfort to them. The main problem with veterinary acupuncture is that it involves body piercing which means that the needle is penetrated inside the body and it may cause pain to your animal. But after the treatment, a majority of animals look pretty much relaxed and comfortable. Some of them even fall asleep during the treatment.
Be with your pet
Some of the humans and animals are very happy with this kind of treatment. Many animals feel happy as they see the veterinary acupuncturist because they know that he is going to make them feel relaxed. Where as many animals and humans do not like this kind of treatment. The needle that is being used for acupuncture must be sterilized. Most of the animals feel safe in the presence of their owner or handlers. So, it is important for you to stay by the side of your pet as this process is being done to them. Your presence provides them with the peace of mind and they feel very safe in your company. Acupuncture can be performed on those animals who are suffering from any kind of medical conditions. It can be performed once or twice in a week or as preferred by the acupuncturist.