We noted vomiting after the introduction of solids; mega-eosphagus was
confirmed by barium x-ray in September. Biddy was immediately put on M.E.
feeding protocols according to
traditional management. Vomiting continued,
respiratory problems ensued. Homeopathy effective on respiratory problems,
but vomiting continued. Puppy kept with liter as much as possible until
after the 7th week, at which point she was managed separately. At 9 1/2
weeks, we noted the first loss of weight, although she was emaciated
before, now she was dehydrated, wasting muscle. We sought alternative
treatment in acupuncture in late October and developed our own formula
based on Dr. Pitcarin's book "Natural Health for Dogs and Cats." After an
initial aggravation of symptoms, Biddy steadily improved. Vomiting ceased
entirely. By January, Biddy weighed in at 40lbs.
Suzie was a rescued beagle who was diagnosed with a
ruptured disc in her neck and had surgery after conservative treatment
failed to restore motor function. She had a follow-up surgery January
7th, 2002 and was still a quadraplegic unable to even raise her head.
Her first acupuncture treatment was January 17th and
continued weekly with noticable improvement after 3-4 weeks. By the end
of March Suzie was walking again and continued to improve with each
treatment. She became active and happy once again with a tail that never