This category is made up of topics that explore animal health related issues using alternatives to the western scientific/medicine (allopathic) remedies. Topics found here may include acupuncture, herbs, aromatherapy, oriental medicine, folk medicine, homeopathy, massage/physical therapy, hydrotherapy, energy work/vibrational healing, magnetic therapy, laser/photon/light therapy, flower essence therapy, chiropractic, oxygen/hyperbaric/ozone therapy, reflexology, etc. This category is intended for educative, service-oriented, non-commercial sites, although commercial sites with valuable educative content will be considered.
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Alternative Pet Health
Articles and discussion forums on alternative pet health and natural rearing, indexed by animal and by treatment method.
Animal, the Wellness Magazine
Articles on natural healing and nutrition, advice from leading animal experts, coping with pet loss, and acting on behalf of endangered animals.
Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine
Working Dogs book review of veterinary reference/text book of the above title, by complementary/alternative veterinarians Allen Schoen and Susan Wynn.
Complementary Veteranarian Medicine Group
Aims to act as a forum for discussion and exchange of information relating to complementary therapies for animals, for both the public and veterinary profession in South Africa.
Connections Reiki: Animal Healing and Wellness
Offers Reiki and other natural and holistic healing techniques for pets.
Information on ethnoveterinary medicine, or how people around the world use traditional methods to keep their animals healthy and productive, and how development can build on this information.
Gold Bead Implantation in Small Animals
Paper by Dr. Terry Durkes about the use of this therapy to treat a number of conditions.
Hirudolab: International Medicinal Leech Center
Breeders of leeches. Provides information on leeches and how they can be used in veterinary medicine for treating abscesses, painful joints, glaucoma, myasthenia and to heal venous diseases and thrombosis.
Provides a resource for natural pet products and information on many common animal diseases. Also includes tips for keeping pets healthy and an online shop selling vitamins and nutritional supplements.
Institute of Complementary Animal Therapies
Courses on Shiatsu, massage, flower essence therapy, and energy healing.
International College of Equine and Canine Therapies
Information on the use of therapeutic acupuncture for horses, horse acupuncture resources and a one year online diploma course in equine acupuncture (includes canine acupuncture).
Natural Animal Health
Chiropractic, homoeopathy, massage, herbs, acupuncture and other natural/alternative therapies for animals, how they work and who can do them. Practitioner search and animal health forum.
Natural Pet Care
Provides information on various conditions that may affect cats and dogs and the holistic remedies that are available. Includes an online pet store.
Natural Rearing of Dogs and Cats
Information on holistic health care for animals. Articles on diet, vaccination, herbs, homeopathy, NAET allergy treatment, applied to pets.
Out of the Earth
Natural healing alternatives for pets and their people, including aromatherapy and flower essence blends, goddess, yin, affirmations, inspiration, astrology, chakras, and crystals.
Resource for pet owners and veterinarians around the world interested in holistic medicine and complementary therapies. Includes articles and books on a variety of topics.
Reiki Me Well
Describes how Reiki can help animals. Offers healing in the home for pets and owners in the Orange County, California area and free distance healing.
Taranet Alternative Animal Therapies
Source of complementary animal therapies, including acupuncture, animal communication, chiropractic, equine massage, herbal remedies, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, magnotherapy, osteopathy, physiotherapy, radionics, reiki, shiatsu, ailments, and training.
Information on chiropractic manipulation, hydrotherapy, laser treatment, acupuncture, nutrition and behavioral therapy. Listing of animal therapists throughout the UK.
Veterinary Institute of Integrative Medicine
Works to help integrate holistic medicine into the veterinary field. They provide educational resources for veterinarians and pet owners, research the best holistic treatments for animals, and have developed nutriceuticals and herbal formulations specific to the needs of animal health.
Veterinary Thermal Imaging
United Kingdom provider of animal and equine thermography to help identify muscle injury, nerve damage, tendon problems, arthritis, joint and dental pain.
Yahoo! Groups: Animal Reiki Source
List for those wishing to share animal Reiki stories and knowledge, ask questions and receive support.
Yahoo! Groups: BeyondVaccination
List about holistic and alternative health for dogs and cats and the relationship between health and common vaccination practices.
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