Alternative Care

Reduced playful activity, loss of appetite, and touch sensitivity can be signs your family dog or cat is experiencing pain. Point Grey Veterinary Hospital recommends a multimodal approach to pain management, including non-invasive therapies, require no pharmaceuticals, and have no side effects.

"I was impressed with the level of professionalism of the staff from the point of admitting my pet to the clinic to the point of the medical consult and treatment planning that involved a well balanced holistic and medical approach toward my pet's well being. Easy location and availability of appointments."

Irina L. | Google

“We live far away but a friend recommended this clinic to us. It was worth the trip and my dog is much better now. The staff and doctors here are so amazing. We’ve been to many vets and I’ve never felt this taken care of.

Dr. Chan followed up with us the day of and after. I’m so happy we finally found a trustworthy, clean and professional veterinary hospital!”

Joan W. | Google

"My little girl Stella has been seeing Dr. Clark since she came into my home at 6 weeks old, she is now 15 years old!!! We have moved around a bit since then and are now driving for an hour each way to Dr. Clark! I would not trust anyone other than Dr. Clark and his team to take care of my beautiful little girl!"

Denise B. | Google

Therapeutic Laser Therapy

Veterinary laser therapy is an innovative treatment that has gained popularity in recent years as veterinarians discover its benefits for pets. Used similarly to acupuncture, massage therapy, and other alternative therapies, laser treatment can be used in conjunction with or in place of medication to manage pain, inflammation, and wound healing.  We recognize the issue of pain management is of great concern to pet owners today.

What are the applications of laser therapy for pets?

  • Treatment of arthritis, degenerative joint disease, or hip dysplasia
  • General pain management (sprains, strains, and stiffness)
  • Post-surgery pain (spays, neuters, stenotic nares, and other surgeries)
  • Skin problems (hot spots, lick granulomas, infections)Dental procedures
  • Fractures and wounds (bites, abrasions, burns, and lesions)
  • Ear infections

Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), although relatively new to the Western world, is a medical system that has been used in China to treat animals for thousands of years. It is an adaptation and extension of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) used to treat humans. Speaking broadly, Chinese Medicine is a complete body of thought and practice grounded in Chinese Daoist philosophy. Though it can be traced back over two millennia in recorded history, it continues to evolve today like any medical system. Current research on acupuncture and herbal medicine is beginning to shed light on its mechanism of action.

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