Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the use of needles on one or many points on the body. Other forms of acupuncture involve the use of laser light, electricity, magnets, injection, pressure, and gold bead implantation. Charissa applies all of these techniques as needed.

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Herbal Medicine

Charissa Smith is a holistic veterinarian and supplies both European herbs and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine when treating animals.

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Essences

Charissa uses the Bush flower and Bach flower essences including Boronia and Slender Rice Flower.

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Welcome to Acacia Animal Care

Acacia Animal Care presents information on the health services for pets, pet owners and livestock offered by Charissa Smith, practitioner of Intergrated and Holistic Veterinary Surgeon.

Charissa aims to make animals healthier in the happiest, easiest and most environmentally friendly way for owners, pets and livestock.

Horses and cattle may be brought to the Gatton rural property where there are yards, and facilities for loading. For ACACIA COUNTRY stud droughtmaster attle slaes and information  see the Services page.

Charissa has long experience in animal acupuncture,  herbal and homeopathic animal medicine. As a practising veterinarian she also has 40 years expertise in traditonal veterinay medicine in which she is updated regularly by the enthusiastic and competent Inala Greencross staff.

Alert:

 Greencross Inala has two little dogs to find homes for.Their names are Junior, 9 year old male desexed Jack Russell cross 6 kg

And Bilbo, 18 months old miniature poodle cross desexed male 3kg

There has been a family crisis and neither owner is able to look after them. They are healthy vaccinated and clipped.

If you or anyone you know is interested in owning two small white dogs

Ring George 33725700.

 

Further Information about Acacia Animal Care:

Charissa  has a philosophy of treatment and general health for animals which is covered in this powerpoint called  " The Happy Healthy Handsome Hound"  from an address to the Brisbane Dog Breeders Association (read more). Much of the detail was verbally presented, however the importance of diet, shelter, exercise and how to make descisions about  preventative health can be seen.

Charissa uses diet is an important part of a animal's health managment  and promotes the use of fresh food wherever possible. Dietary management and nutritional supplementation are a part of most consultataions. For an interesting article on old dog health management using reiki  and nutritional supplements, go to http://pathwithpaws.com/blog/2010/02/01/dementia-and-anxiety-in-your-older-dog-what-to-do/.

Charissa is a Reiki master of the Usui school.