Raine, 11 month old rescue border collie with severe anxiety.
Raine, a rescue dog, had been with his fosterer for three weeks when I first met him. In that time he had been permanently hunched with his tailclamped. This posture was so profound that he had been x-rayed to check for
On meeting Raine it was clear that he was extremely stressed and anxious, he was wary of people and had a permanently crouched posture. He certainly looked as though he had a back or pelvic injury. The radiographs showed nothing amiss however, so I proceeded with acupuncture.
I treated him in order to balance his nervous system which was clearly in a permanent state of 'fight or flight'. I aimed to promote his parasympathetic nervous system, which allows us to rest, digest, heal, sleep, the opposite of 'fight or flight'. Essentially, I wanted to calm him down!
And I did, within a couple of hours. Raine has never looked back. I couldn't have hoped for a more immediate turn around. That evening his posture was almost normal, he wanted to play and he was calm. Since then he has got
His fosterer says: 'Amazing differences so far. Also not so much drool in the car. Thank you so
If you have an anxious dog, consider acupuncture, it can be remarkable!
Watch a Video of Raine.