Americans, as most of us know, have been visiting chiropractors, naturopaths and massage therapists in droves in recent years. The alternative medicine phenomenon has landed on television news programs and the cover of national news magazines. But alternative healthcare isn’t just for people.
These days, millions of Americans are taking Fido, Whiskers and other pets to acupuncturists, homeopaths and other alternative practitioners. Holistic pet care has become a booming business.
Animals are going in for a wide variety of alternative treatments, ranging from Chinese medicine and detoxification therapies to aromatherapy and flower essence remedies.