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Dr. Edward Bach, a renowned London physician and bacteriologist, formulated the Bach Flower Remedies in the early 1900's. The remedies are all prepared from the flowers of wild plants, bushes, or trees. They are prescribed according to the individual's state of mind, designed to alleviate emotional or mental distress. The remedies can be grouped into seven common use categories: fear, uncertainty, apathy, loneliness, over sensitivity, despondency or despair, and over concern for others. Each individual remedy addresses a common negative state of mind.
In prescribing the flower remedies, the individual's personality and emotional state is evaluated. Dr. Julie Matthews prepares individualized prescriptions consisting of one to six flower essences diluted in brandy or water. Dosage is 2-4 drops taken either directly on the tongue or in a glass of water, three to four times daily. Results are often seen in 1-2 weeks. Treatment is generally given for several weeks to a couple of months. Conditions in animals that are known to respond to flower remedies include anxiety, fear, terror, and depression. The most famous remedy, the Rescue Remedy or Calming Essence, is useful for occasional situations when an animal may have unusual fear or terror. For example, car rides, trips to the veterinarian or groomer, new additions to the household, moving to a new home, or accidents.
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Provides great care for your pet. I don't think there isn't anything they can't do for your pet. They are also the only vet in the entire area that can provide Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM). It's a form of chiropractic work for animals. I thought they were nuts for suggesting it, but it's the only thing that has helped my dog with her back issues. She does not take any pain meds and is like a puppy as long as she has VOM every month. It's truly a life/pain saver. My dog is living proof that this practice works. This practice is so rare that even a veterinary hospital in another state who specializes in rehabilitation does not perform this procedure (which is mind boggling). My other dog could not stomach pain meds and antibiotics after a surgery. We tried homeopathics and that's what helped her with her pain. They definitely know what they're doing when it comes to medical care for animals. We've been going there for 12 years and counting......
Dear the amazing team at Village Vet, thank you for the beautiful poem and heartfelt card you sent me after Lucy's passing. Its nice to know how much you care about your patients and their owners. I will miss my little monkey but WHEN we decide to bring another little furbaby into the family you'll be the first people I'll call.