For pet owners looking for a natural approach to caring for your dog or cat, these NoVA veterinarians offer holistic care, including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and reiki.
Dogs and cats can get acupuncture and laser therapy at AcuVet. Laser therapy uses light energy to aid tissue healing and pain relief. Your dog gets to wear cute goggles during the treatment. Acupuncture can help with orthopedic comfort and immune health. AcuVet is a mobile vet, performing services in your home to assure the utmost comfort for dogs and cats. Its services are intended to complement the care of your primary veterinarian. Serves NoVA and DC
In addition to typical holistic care like acupuncture and homeopathy, pets treated at Paws for Wholistic Pet Care can get reiki and flower essences. Flower essences can help with behavior problems in fearful or aggressive animals. Owner Dr. Rebecca Verna graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. She currently practices Integrative Veterinary Medicine, which combines typical modern medicine with holistic practices. 8381 W. Main St., Marshall
Located in Springfield, the Veterinary Holistic Center has multiple vets who provide acupuncture and Chines herbal medicine treatments. Massage therapy is provided to improve circulation and range of motion, The center also provides chiropractic care, physical therapy, and rehab from surgeries and injuries. Nutrition counseling to find the best diet for your pet is another service at the center. The center also provides animal communication to understand behavioral issues and understand how a pet is feeling. 7950 Woodruff Ct., Ste. 1, Springfield
Dr. Emari Yokota practiced in the Northern Virginia area before she founded Well Whiskers. After her cat Midnight began to have arthritis issues, Yokota realized the impact she could have on patients with holistic care. Yokota offers acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in two offices and at your home. 6940 S. Kings Hwy., Ste. 208, Alexandria (inside Harmony Animal Hospital); 11230 Waples Mill Rd., Ste. 125A, Fairfax (inside Animal Behavior Wellness Center)
Wholistic Paws provides acupuncture, pet rehab, massage, hospice, and palliative care, and in-home euthanasia. It also offers pain management, nutritional counseling, and assistance with treatments like subcutaneous fluid administration. Owners can get emotional support at the end of their pets’ lives as they adjust to the change. 20600 Gordon Park Sq., Ste. 170, Ashburn
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