Acupuncture for dogs ??? Is it a real thing?

  • Turk Akbay
  • August 06, 2021
  • Podcast

Acupuncture has been healing people and animals for thousands of years. 

On this episode we interviewed an acupuncture expert.  Dr. Barbara Butchko of Meridian Mobile Vet from Charlotte,NC. 

Does acupuncture work? 

Should your dog get acupuncture treatment?

What types of issues can be resolved with acupuncture?

What to expect from acupuncture treatment?

and lots of other questions were answered.

Dr. Butchko graduated from the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. When she was exposed to veterinary acupuncture for the first time she realized the limitations of conventional veterinary medicine and the value of a more holistic approach.

She received her acupuncture certification (CVA) from The Chi Institute in 2013. She is also a certified veterinary food therapist (CVFT) and is working toward her certification in Chinese herbal medicine.

When Dr. Butchko is not making house calls, she is spending time with her husband and her adorable rescue dog, Madeleine. Dr. Butchko takes every opportunity to hike and backpack. Her other interests include meditation practice and vegan cooking.

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