Nazrene Moosa MRCVS VetMFHom
There are a number of differences, the most obvious being the length of the consultation.
Be prepared to talk for at least an hour for the initial consultation, sometimes longer. For the less gregarious among you remember this is about your beloved pet and every question has an underlying reason.
As much as we are interested in you as a person and pet owner, the underlying reason for the questions is to determine the most appropriate treatment for your pet.
The above is by no means an exhaustive list of questions but covers the main aspects of a homeopathic consultation.
The aim is to find what makes your pet ‘tick’.
To be able to find the remedy required to treat the patient, this information is essential. Unlike conventional treatment, which involves matching a drug to a disease, homeopathy matches a remedy to a patient. So one patient with skin allergies may respond to Sulphur while a different patient may respond to Psorinum. There is no ‘one size fits all’ in homeopathy. And therein lies the challenge …