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Acupuncture has been used for centuries and has proven helpful for pain, arthritis, weakness, chronic illnesses, immune system issues and more.

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Only fully-qualified Veterinary Surgeons are allowed to perform Acupuncture on pets, and they undertake specialised training to do so.

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Client Testimonials

- "Following her acupuncture treatment I was able to reduce treatment for epilepsy by half" (Abbie, an 11 year old labrador).

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- "We tried acupuncture as a last hope after conventional medication was at its upper dose limits. We were sceptical about acupuncture but have not looked back. Alternative and conventional working together” (Rocky, eight year old, German Shepherd Dog).

- "Acupuncture was a real success... it bought us extra time" (Jessie, fourteen year old x-breed).

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We believe in offering the best for your pet. Conventional treatments are extremely effective for most diseases and conditions. However alternative therapies are increasingly being shown to offer extra benefits for pets with certain disorders, just as they can for people. At Broad Lane Vets we recognise the growing importance of complementary therapy, and work closely with local hydrotherapists and physiotherapists.

In addition, we are unique in offering Acupuncture for pets, being the only vets in the area providing such a service.

Sophie Edward-Jenks MA VetMB Cert AVP MRCVS qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon from Cambridge University.

She has a particular interest in using alternative medicine in conjunction with conventional medicines to improve health and happiness.

Sophie is a member of the Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists. 

What conditions can respond to acupuncture?

  • Back pain  e.g. spondylosis / spondylitis and disc disease
  • Arthritis of hips, elbows, hocks and shoulders
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Muscle and ligament strains and sprains
  • Paralysis and paresis
  • Chronic gastro-intestinal disease
  • Lick  granulomas / other chronic skin conditions
  • Urinary and faecal incontinence
  • Epilepsy
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Immune dysfunction
  • Chronic respiratory conditions / feline asthma
  • Stress disorders in cats e.g. over-grooming and inappropriate urination 

Sophie is more than happy to discuss individual cases.  Please email her at: or call her on: 07858533816 

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