Many pet owners are looking outside the standard veterinarian visits to help maintain their pets' health. Pet chiropractors can help alleviate pain and stiffness, and some practitioners say realignments help fight allergies and infections. Acupuncture also is gaining traction in efforts to eliminate pain, lessen the side effects of cancer treatments and improve chronic conditions such as seizures. However, veterinarians warn that alternative methods should be used only in conjunction with standard treatments.
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