Homeopathy in Practice for Horses & Dogs

Homeopathy overview
Homeopathy in Humans
Equine Case Study: Jazz the Horse
Canine Case Study: Alfie the Airedale

This is a list of conditions for which I’ve found homeopathy useful in horses and dogs:

Equine Conditions

Skin
Rain Scald
Mud Fever
Sweet Itch
Cuts and bruises
Sarcoids
Dermatitis
Urticaria

Musculoskeletal
Bruising
Lameness of unknown origin (See Acupuncture in Practice)
Navicular Disease
Recurrent azoturia
Laminitis

Respiratory
COPD/
Chronic nasal discharges
Some horses with Headshaking (HS) may respond, but HS is a multifactorial disease and often these cases can be very challenging.
Laryngitis
Chronic Cough
‘Bleeders’ – Exercise Induced Pulmonary Haemorrhage

Cardiovascular
‘Bleeders’ – Excercise Induced Pulmonary Haemorrhage
Some heart conditions
Recurrent dehydration
Chronic or recurrent haemorrhage
Chronic or recurrent oedema
Alimentary
Stomatitis (recurrent inflammation in the mouth)
Teething in youngsters
Anorexia
Constipation
Diarrhoea – acute or chronic or induced by excitement
Liver disease
Ragwort poisoning

Urinary
Cystitis
Haematuria (Blood in the urine)
Incontinence
Kidney disease

Reproductive System
Infertility
Cystic Ovaries
Persistent discharges
Abortion
Miscellaneous
Chronic Mastitis
Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (‘Equine ME’)

Behavioural Problems
Aggression
Bereavement/ Pining
Fear
Timidity
Impatience/’Always rushes!’

Canine Conditions

Skin
Chronic pruritus (itch)
Hot spots
Scurf and scale
Most chronic conditions e.g. Pemphigus

Musculoskeletal
Cruciate Ligament Damage (in conjunction with acupuncture)
Lameness of unknown origin
Bruising/Sprains
Arthritic and Rheumatic joints with or without bony exostoses
Growth abnormalities in pups
Respiratory
Chronic bronchitis (eg Cough)
Kennel Cough

Cardiovascular
Hereditary or Acquired cardiac disease
Chronic Haemorrhage

Alimentary
Chronic or Recurrent Diarrhoea/Vomiting, both or individually
Liver disease
Food intolerances
Poor teeth
Fussy eaters

Urinary
Kidney disease
Incontinence
Recurrent Cystitis
Urolithiasis (Bladder stones)
Blood in the urine

Reproductive System
Infertility
Abortions
‘Miscarriage’
Recurrent infections of the genital tract

Miscellaneous/Behavioural
Fear of: thunder, other dogs, leaving the house, traffic etc.
Bereavement/ Pining
Aggression

Please note that I am not making the claim that I am able to cure all these conditions all the time. No system of medicine on earth could or should make such statements.

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Dr. Nick Thompson
BSc (Vet Sci) Hons, BVM&S, VetMFHom, MRCVS.

Apthorp Centre
Weston Road
Bath
BA1 2XT
United Kingdom

Email: nickthompson@holisticvet.co.uk
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I am only able to treat animals under my care. If you are not able to see me or get me to visit (anywhere in UK or Europe), then please go to bahvs.comfor homeopathic vets, abva.co.uk for acupuncture vets or herbalvets.org.uk for herbal vets for your animal.

Thank you.