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Partnered with your vet for a fully integrative approach to your pet's health & happiness

 

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.

SERVICES

Acupuncture 

Reduce pain and inflammation,

restore neurological function,

maximize health & mobility,

boost vitality & quality of life

Chiropractic

Manual adjustment of the spine and joints

improves range  of motion, mobility

& neurological function

Herbal Medicine

Customized herbal formulas enhance the

effects of acupuncture & expedite healing

Holistic Nutrition & Food Therapy

Customized diet maximizes healing, vitality, longevity

Wellness Consultation

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

TO ACUPUNCTURE?

 

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
All Creatures veterinary acupuncture Maine

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.

All Creatures

Acupuncture

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