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Titan’s Pain in the Butt

Titan is a 3-year-old, lab mix. His caregiver adopted him two months ago. She noticed right away that he had trouble passing stool. He would cry and act as if in pain. Sometimes he held his stool in for a day or two to avoid the pain of pooping. Titan’s caregiver took him to her […]

Eight Reasons Your Pet Needs Chiropractic Adjustments

The job of the animal chiropractor is to locate and correct spinal misalignments. Several techniques exist for adjusting animals. Fortunately, none of them involve laying the dog down, belly up, on a chiropractic table and wrenching his neck from side to side. Most commonly the animal is adjusted while standing. The doctor gently presses on […]

Animal Crackers

Chiropractic care can be a very effective treatment for back pain. More than that, I think chiropractic is essential for any organism with a spine to achieve the highest level of health and performance. Let me explain. The Spine The spinal cord is the channel for information between the brain and the organs and tissues […]

Welcome to Dr. Doug – The Holistic Vet

Hello and welcome to my blog. I’m Dr. Doug Knueven but I go by Dr. Doug for reasons that become obvious when you try to pronounce my last name. (By the way, it is pronounced “KNEEVEN” – you pronounce all the letters except the “U”) I was raised in a small suburb of Cincinnati named […]

What is Holistic-Integrative Medicine?

So, what is holistic medicine? An alternative approach to health care and prevention of disease which integrates the body as a whole, including mind and spirit, rather than separate systems.                                                Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary Holistic Health – Holistic Health is actually an approach to life. Rather than focusing on illness or specific parts of the […]