Holistic Healthcare and Acupuncture
Most animal health issues can be treated through changes in nutrition, herbs and natural supplements, flower essences, and detoxification. This can be done through a counseling session with a caregiver without having to bring the pet in.
In some cases, acupuncture is recommended and well worth bringing your pet in for a visit. Mary Helen has treated many elderly pets with mobility issues due to arthritis that have “sprung back to life” with the pep and playfulness of a much younger animal. In most cases, your pet’s medication can be reduced or replaced with natural, plant-based remedies. She has helped many animals withdraw from drugs and finally get back to their normal habits. We encourage owners to switch to organic pet food and supplement it with herbs to prevent and heal chronic diseases.
First Consult: We can review your animal’s medical history over the phone or in person. We will cover nutritional, detox and herbal recommendations. 1 hour $90
Animal Acupuncture: This includes an acupuncture treatment and herbal & nutritional counseling for your pet who has already had a medical history. Half hour session $50
Animal Herb/ Nutritional Consultation: These sessions are for clients who have had a medical history done on their pet and need to do some follow up herbal and nutritional treatment without acupuncture and without having to bring the pet into the clinic. Half hour session $50
We offer phone consultations for people who live out of town or who are not able to come into the clinic. We mail out orders from our apothecary all over the country.
Chi Chi’s Story
“When the vet suggested acupuncture we thought we had nothing to lose but our dog. He peed everywhere he slept because he couldn’t walk. After the first acupuncture treatment he could walk again. Now he eats well, has bowel movements everyday, runs a lot and has so much energy. He’s able to get back up on his own if he happens to fall occasionally from running too fast. Before he didn’t respond and couldn’t even walk to drink his water. Now he’s so strong and quick I can’t keep up with him. We were very lucky to find White Moon Healing Center. He got better quick; he’s a new dog.”
Surai and Sammy Lertpanichpum, owners of Chi Chi (15 year old dog)
Chi Chi had a history of kidney failure, kidney stones, and an ear infection caused by an injury at the groomer. His right back leg had been weak for a year, he had arthritis in his right back knee and he fell off a table a few months before and was limping. He had gotten so weak that he couldn’t walk and kept falling. He had been on so many medications, including steroids that he started having seizures. He wasn’t eating or having bowel movements and he was peeing in his bed because he couldn’t walk. The vet suggested euthanasia. We changed his diet and used herbs and acupuncture. His owner quit giving him the medication the day before she brought him in and we were able to replace his drugs with herbs.
Gracie is Gracie again!
Gracie, my oldish little terrier mix, was in serious pain; to the point of being almost immobile. We frantically brought her to our vet who then suggested we bring her to a neurologist who then took a costly MRI of her spine. The doctor said that Gracie was not a good surgical candidate as it showed she had 70% disk failure. We felt hopeless, because her pain was still omnipresent and even SEVERE pain narcotics didn’t relieve her tremendous suffering. I hate to say it, but I even considered putting down my little best friend as a favor to her! I asked the neurologist what else, if anything, we could do for her. He said acupuncture. So after a defeating sigh, I agreed to pursue something I assumed was hopeless.
Boy, was I ever pleasantly proven wrong! I Googled acupuncture on pets in Chicago and up popped White Moon Healing Center. We brought in Gracie later the next week and brought her back for 3 or 4 more treatments. She was a very good patient and responded almost IMMEDIATELY. Mary Helen prescribed herbs to cleanse her system of toxins and for her pain. Her transformation (that’s the best way to describe her healing process) was dramatic. I never dreamed it would happen, but Gracie (who’s 12) is back to her fireball self and acting liking a pup again!
With sincerest thanks,
Brigitte, Steven and Gracie
Our Cat Big Paws
Big Paws loved to go out doors during the day when the weather was nice. One day he came limping in so we took him to the vet and found that he broke his pelvis bone. We gave him daily acupuncture, along with herbal pain relievers and stool softeners instead of prescription medications. After three weeks he was as good as new