Partnered with your vet for a fully integrative approach to your pet's health & happiness
A licensed veterinarian will examine & treat your pet with safe & effective therapies that enhance conventional medical treatment. We strive to reduce or eliminate the need for pharmaceutical drugs with a goal to maximize health, mobility & quality of life.
Reduce pain and inflammation,
restore neurological function,
maximize health & mobility,
boost vitality & quality of life
Manual adjustment of the spine and joints
improves range of motion, mobility
& neurological function
Customized herbal formulas enhance the
effects of acupuncture & expedite healing
Holistic Nutrition & Food Therapy
Customized diet maximizes healing, vitality, longevity
Need help navigating confusing treatment options after your pet is diagnosed with an illness? We can help you make informed and focused decisions, minimize invasive treatments & maximize quality of life. Need guidance on best practices for health and longevity for your new pet? We can help you get your fur baby started on a path to health & happiness.
All patients receive:
Comprehensive Holistic Veterinary Evaluation
(Western & Traditional Chinese)
WHAT CONDITIONS RESPOND
Acupuncture uses the body's natural healing systems to treat functional problems that involve pain, non-infectious inflammation (such as arthritis and allergies) and neurologic dysfunctions (such as nerve damage and paralysis).
Common conditions treated in our Bucksport, ME office:
Musculoskeletal disorders – joint & muscle pain, arthritis, spine & disc injuries, hip dysplasia, ligament & tendon injuries
Neurological disorders – seizures, nerve damage or dysfunction, paralysis, degenerative myelopathy & neuropathies
Gastrointestinal disorders – diarrhea, constipation, nausea, inflammatory bowel disease, gastritis, colitis, pancreatitis, appetite
Skin disorders – allergies, wound healing, atopy
Endocrine - Cushing's, Addison's, diabetes, thryoid
Organ Dysfunction - kidney, liver, and heart disease
Chronic Diseases - cancers, autoimmune conditions
Urogenital disorders - incontinence, chronic UTIs
Ocular disorders - keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye)
Numerous other disorders have also responded well to treatment with acupuncture
Acupuncture is safe and effective without the risks and side effects of conventional medications. Whenever possible, we strive to reduce or eliminate your pet's need for pharmaceuticals.
ABOUT DR. MUNZER
Michael Munzer is a licensed veterinarian who grew up in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York. He graduated veterinary school from the University of Glasgow in Scotland, the alma mater of James Herriot, author of All Creatures Great & Small. Dr. Munzer studied traditional Chinese veterinary medicine (TCVM) with the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT). He completed acupuncture certification training with the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) and advanced training with the Western Veterinary Acupuncture Group (WVAG) and the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Munzer is certified in Veterinary Chiropractic by Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic and the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA). Dr. Munzer trained in Veterinary Food Therapy at the Chi Institute. Michael lives in Ellsworth, ME with his wife, Karin, and their cat, Kronk.