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Paws & Claws Animal Hospital/Holistic Pet Center & Integrative Cancer Hospital is a Service business in Plano
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IF...You are Ready to Say No to Unnecessary Use of Medications, Chemicals, and Vaccines, and Ready to Say Yes to Improving the health of Your Pet, We Invite You to Call Us and Become a Member of our Family!
Paws & Claws Animal Hospital and Holistic Pet Center is the only fully integrative holistic pet hospital offering natural care for pets in the North Texas area. Open since 1991, we offer natural therapies for our patients that fit with our health care goals: say “NO” to drugs except when absolutely necessary, work to “heal” the sick pet rather than make it simply feel better by masking its symptoms with strong medications, and focus on true health the way nature intended. We focus on diet and supplements (many made specifically for our hospital) including herbs and homeopathics, and offer physical therapies such as electroacupuncture and cold laser therapy. Pets are rarely vaccinated (we use blood titer testing to determine if pets need vaccines) and rarely receive chemical flea and tick preventive medications, resulting in improved health and life expectancy.
We are the only hospital in the area to offer blood testing for early diagnosis of cancer in healthy pets.
We focus on anti-aging medicine and also offer holistic anesthesia. Clients of our older patients love these 2 services as we can help our mature patients live longer and healthier lives and perform anesthesia and surgery safely without the fear that often accompanies anesthesia of "older pets."
If you are ready to experience true health the way nature intended, and want to minimize the use of conventional medications for your pets, we invite you to join our family.
Since traditional medicine alone doesn't heal, but only makes the pet feel better, we integrate many different therapies to treat the whole pet, not just the disease.
A large number of our patients have seen 1 or more doctors for help before finding us. Often these pets have been taking numerous medications for months or years with no real healing. In many cases it seems like it's more about making money than healing the pet.
Our typical client...
Loves her pet!
Is focused on health
Prefers to eat healthy, including organic food
Prefers natural medicines for her family, including her pets
Thinks of her pets as her children and demands excellent care for them and all family members
Wants to prevent disease rather than treat disease
Prefers to say "No" to drugs whenever possible, and understands that too many drugs and toxins cause illness
Wants to spend time with the doctor to explore treatment options and have her questions answered (most veterinarians spend 5-10 minutes per visit, whereas our typical visit is 30 minutes long)
Appreciates our respect for her pet health budget and works with us to formulate the best treatment plan that falls within her budget
We offer integrative care for all pets, including birds, small mammals, and reptiles. We are known for helping pets with numerous medical disorders including diseases of the gastrointestinal system, urogenital system, musculoskeletal system, and nervous system. We offer non-surgical natural therapy for pets with disk disease and hip and cruciate ligament injuries. We are proud to offer integrative therapies for pets with all varieties of skin diseases and cancers.
Our appointments are usually scheduled for 30 minutes (the typical veterinary visit is 10-15minutes.) We don't rush your visit and know it takes time to truly understand your needs and your pet's health issues. By taking extra time with your pet we often find problems other doctors miss and can recommend the best course of action to help your pet feel great again soon and minimize future medical problems (and costs!)
Currently we are the only integrative pet hospital in North Texas offering all of the following natural therapies:
Western Herbal Medicine
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Class 3 Laser Therapy
Autosanguis Therapy-a powerful system of homeopathic detoxification that works well for pets with chronic illnesses and serious health problems such as cancer.
Autologous Blood Stem Cell Therapy-We are the only veterinary facility in the area to use this natural healing system which relies on stem cells harvested from a small amount of your pet's blood. This is another therapy which works well for pets with chronic illnesses and serious health problems such as cancer.
Cold Laser Therapy
Biotherapeutic Analysis Blood and Urine Testing-These 2 tests will help us determine subtle changes in various biochemical parameters in your pet's blood and urine. The results will guide us to choose the correct supplements to correct the problems before they become serious and your pet develops chronic illness.
Endocrine/Hormone/Immune Testing-A simple blood test which tells a lot about the status or your pet's endocrine/hormone levels and easily measures 3 different classes of antibodies to detect hidden problems in your pet's immune system.
Food Hypersensitivity Testing-What is the best food to feed your pet? This test answers that question and guides you to feed your pet the diet most likely to contribute to many years of good health.
Blood testing for cancer diagnosis in healthy pets.
We offer care that is both high tech and high touch, the way medicine used to be, the way it should be. We look forward to welcoming you to our family!
Top 10 Reasons To Choose Natural, Holistic Pet Care
10) Hundreds Of Years Of Clinical Experience
9) Based On Scientific Framework vs. Conjecture
8) More Cost-Effective
7) Avoid Unnecessary Drugs & Vaccinations
6) Works With The Body Safely & Gently
5) Treats The Underlying Disease vs. Covering Up Symptoms-Allows true healing.
4) Ability To Treat Undiagnosed & Functional Diseases
3) Nothing Else Is Working
2) No Drug Reactions Or Side-Effects
1) It Works!
Our special interests include preventive care using natural therapies, the treatment of diseases with minimal use of conventional medications, holistic anesthesia of older pets, caring fro cats and dogs (we recognize that cats are unique and are not small dogs,) and the treatment of exotic pets such as birds, small mammals, and reptiles.
While medical care for certain problems can be expensive at times, we welcome the opportunity to work with our clients to put together a treatment plan that fits their budget. We also bundle medical services when possible to reduce costs, use fewer medications to reduce costs (and side effects!,) recommend add-on procedures to reduce costs, and recommend Care Credit and pet health insurance (which can reduce out of pocket expenses by up to 90%!)
While we often receive referrals for our specialized care from other doctors, including area specialists, a referral is not needed. Simply call us to schedule an appointment to learn how natural care can prolong your pet's life. Call us and begin saying "No" to unnecessary vaccines and medications!
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