Dr. Stanley is a certified TCVM trained veterinary acupuncture practitioner and he works with all small animals. He is available to support the more traditional therapies offered at Balboa Pet Hospital and is scheduled regularly for both traditional veterinary consults and acupuncture, etc. All of our Veterinarians consider every aspect of an animal's life and recommend a variety of traditional and alternative therapies to diagnosis and treat of your pet's condition. A few of the conditions that may benefit from this type of therapy are: Pain Control, Arthritis, Hospice Care, Allergies, Liver & Kidney Disease.
Holistic pet care or complementary veterinary therapies, what does this mean?
According to the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, the definition is:
"Holistic (or Integrative) Veterinary Medicine is the examination and diagnosis of an animal, considering all aspects of the animal's life and employing all of the practitioner's senses, as well as the combination of conventional and alternative (or complementary) modalities of treatment."
If you are interested in supplementing your pet's treatment and exploring these treatment options, please advise our friendly Client Service Representatives or Technicians so that we can schedule you on a day that Dr. Stanley is working.