At Animal 911 Hospital, we use laser therapy and other alternative therapies to help your pet speed the healing process. This technique is a tested treatment option for your dog or cat. It is proven to help your pet heal quicker from injuries and surgical procedures. Laser therapy is also known to have helped patients that suffer form chronic pain and is a great drug and surgery free choice for your furry family member.
What can laser therapy be used for in dogs and cats?
At Animal 911 Hospital, your veterinarian may recommend laser therapy for the following conditions:
- Sprains and strains
- Muscle and bone abnormalities
- Hair loss
- Hip dysplasia
- Feline acne
- Cuts and bites
- Pain (from tooth extractions, surgery, chronic condition)
- Kidney stones
How does laser therapy work on pets?
Laser therapy for pets consist in targeting beams of deep-penetrating light into problem areas. It is mainly used to stimulate chemical reactions in your pet’s body. The reaction from laser therapy that we get from your pet can have positive effects like a release of endorphins as well as stimulating cells to heal faster.
Is laser therapy painful for pets?
Laser therapy a 100% pain free treatment and usually only takes a few minutes. Our team will make sure your pet is comfortable and protected with sunglasses during the procedure.
Can I be with my pet during the procedure?
Yes, of course. Having you close will release your pet from the stress that the procedure can bring to your dog or cat. You can help them stay calm and comfortable.