Fish Oils for Pets

You are likely aware of fish oil supplements’ health benefits for people, but this supplement enhances your pet’s health as well. Omega-3 fatty acids—which lower inflammation and boost the immune system—are abundant in fish oil. Read our Meridian Veterinary Care team’s guide to fish oil to learn how this supplement is beneficial to your pet’s [...]

Injectable Glucosamine for Pets

Too often, arthritis pain is accepted as a sign of a pet’s natural aging. In reality, arthritis is a degenerative condition that affects your pet’s mobility, confidence, and quality of life. Fortunately, injectable glucosamine is an effective treatment that can manage arthritis pain, and slow disease progression. If your pet is stiff, sore, or has [...]

Make Room for ‘Shrooms—Medicinal Mushrooms for Pets

Behold the mighty mushroom. For thousands of years, this unassuming—and often unattractive—fungi has been celebrated for its potent healing powers, whose benefits extend to humans and animals. Used with caution and expertise, mushrooms can complement your pet’s health care regimen. Learn why our Meridian Veterinary Care veterinarians may recommend mushrooms for your pet. Because mushrooms [...]

Vaccine Titer Testing for Pets

Vaccinations are key to developing your pet’s adaptive immune system, building a strong defense against common infectious diseases. But more vaccinations are not necessarily better. Because vaccine-induced immunity lasts longer—potentially five to seven years or longer—than experts originally believed, pets are being over-vaccinated—a practice linked to chronic illness and numerous adverse reactions. Our Meridian Veterinary [...]

Vitamin D Testing for Pets

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for pets, but according to a Tufts University study, up to 75% of dogs and 80% of cats are vitamin D deficient, especially those with chronic illnesses that can range from cancer to allergies. Meridian Veterinary Care can provide regular testing and veterinarian-supervised supplementation to improve your pet’s condition, [...]

FAQs About Integrative Oncology For Pets

When your pet has cancer, understanding all your care options is extremely important, so we have compiled your most frequently received questions about integrative oncology at Meridian Veterinary Care. Here are our answers. Question: My pet has cancer—are chemotherapy and radiation the only options? Answer: No—at Meridian Veterinary Care, we believe that your pet will [...]

Chronic Pain Management for Pets

Many dogs and cats are plagued with chronic pain, which is defined as an ongoing and stressful state of discomfort that decreases their quality of life. And, unlike other pain types, which protect the body from further injury or stimulate healing, chronic pain is maladaptive—meaning the pain has no purpose. At Meridian Veterinary Care, we [...]

What is Non-Anesthetic Pet Dentistry?

Your pet’s health is more than a sum of their body systems—it’s a constellation of complex and interconnected processes impacted by their internal and external environment. Dental health is one good example, because an unhealthy mouth can damage the liver, kidneys, and heart, and ultimately shorten your pet’s life. At Meridian Veterinary Center, our integrative [...]

Veterinary Laser Therapy

Laser Theory Light amplification by stimulated emission rays or L.A.S.E.R. is a means of directing highly concentrated coherent light at a concise wavelength to the muscles, tissues, organs, connective tissue, formed elements of the blood, and the living matrix of the body, are all involved and are all subject to laser stimulation and healing. Photosynthesis [...]

Acupuncture Techniques

I use acupuncture on a daily basis to treat a variety of conditions in pets including allergies, arthritis, intervertebral disc disease, liver and kidney disease and more. Acupuncture works by stimulating specific points on energy pathways (meridians) to optimize circulation, decrease inflammation and regulate of the endocrine and immune systems. There are a variety of [...]

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