Acupuncture & herbal veterinary medicine, for your dog, cat, horse

Acupuncture and herbal medicine are available for your dog, cat and horse in Rodez (Aveyron, 12, France).

Complementary veterinary medicine on dog, cat and horse.

Supporting the path to full health.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine + Study of Traditional Chinese Medicine (at the Wang Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine – Toulouse – 85 days of training spread over 5 years) + Complementary trainings

Camille Bayol offers a global approach to the health of your dogs, cats and horses.

Acupuncture + herbal medicine and natural treatments + Massages and manual therapies

Make an appointment at 06 25 52 25 81.

From 9am to 6pm – Monday to Friday.

At the veterinary cabinet of Yin Yang, 499 avenue de la peyrinie, 12000 Rodez.

An eco-responsible approach accompanies each act and product prescription: limiting disposable equipment (except for single-use acupuncture needles), energy savings, partnerships with laboratories also involved in this approach, recycling of the packaging of the bottles you bring back…

When should you offer your dog, cat or horse a consultation in acupuncture & herbal medicine? In case of chronic illness, pain, anxiety…

To ensure the continuity of care for your pet, do not hesitate to contact me at 06 25 52 25 81. For any vital emergency or general medical act, contact your usual veterinarian.

What to expect from acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a therapy integrated with the concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It has been scientifically proven to help correct the imbalances caused by daily life. In Europe, it is particularly used, in addition to conventional treatments, to fight pain, improve well-being and support patients with chronic diseases.

The emphasis is on the interdependence of all organs. It is a science based on the idea that we do not treat an isolated pathology but a patient as a whole.

Its principle of action is to regulate the body by stimulating its sleeping or cooled organs. The goal is, in fact, to put movement in the areas of the body that are lacking. Needles stimulate privileged cutaneous areas in relation to the targeted organs and their pathologies.

Acupuncture is a safe and non-toxic therapy, side effects are rare.

What about the animals (dog, cat, horse)? Does acupuncture affect pets?

From the first point mapping works in Chinese medicine (in 500-600 AD), the question of animals has been raised. It was the horse that first presented interest. And since then, the adaptation and development of knowledge on dogs and cats has not stopped evolving. The anatomical location of the points is a little different between humans and animals, but the principles are identical.

As in conventionnal medicine, veterinary acupuncture is performed following an appropriate medical diagnosis.

It can be combined with most therapies available in veterinary medicine and provides useful support in many cases.

When to introduce your dog or cat to an acupuncture consultation?

Veterinary acupuncture can be a useful support in case of:

  • Pain,
  • Need to improve the quality of life (older animals, chronic diseases…),
  • Anxiety disorders,
  • In cases when surgery is not recommended.

Acupuncture does not treat lesions, infections and cancers, but in these cases it can be used as a complement to medical treatments.

Acupuncture has shown its scientific effectiveness in 111 diseases.

How does an acupuncture consultation work?

Acupuncture treatments last between 20 and 45 minutes. The frequency and duration of treatment depends on the animal, the disease and the overall treatment options.

For acute cases, 1 to 4 sessions are usually necessary. For chronic problems, it takes 5 sessions (on average) to restore balance. Depending on the chronicity of the problem, regular treatment (per month, season or year) may be indicated.

During the first session, we discuss your pet’s medical history, habits, reactions, and the main reason for the consultation.

Then I examine your animal over its entire body. These first two steps allow me to establish a global diagnosis that will guide therapeutic choices.

In addition to needles, I use massage techniques. To heat the acupuncture points (the heat shakes the molecules, and puts them back in movement), I use moxas. And depending on the pathology, a phytotherapy treatment may be recommended.

The needles are then placed on clean skin without mowing. These needles are 0.18 mm in diameter (for a blood sampling needle, the diameter is on average 0.6 mm) and are for single use.

Les aiguilles d'acupuncture, très bien tolérées chez le chien.
Les aiguilles d’acupuncture, très bien tolérées chez le chien.

Price list

A consultation includes diagnosis, sterile single-use needles, monitoring and prevention advice.

68,00 € TTC

Acupuncture consultations are covered by veterinary insurance companies (Santé Vet and Bulle Bleue) under the name “alternative medicine”.

Price at 01/10/2021.

Payment by cheque or cash.

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