I love both animals and science. One way to make me angry is to harm animals with pseudo-science. Animal acupuncturists and chiropractics have done just that. Watch the below videos for an in-depth explanation on why these practices on animals is immoral.
"In fact, other than testimonials, there’s really no good evidence that acupuncture does work in animals. In fact, acupuncture isn’t much practiced in veterinary medicine – a distinct (but very vocal) minority of veterinarians may practice it." David Ramey on June 8, 2009
What’s the Harm?
The risks of chiropractic care in humans fall into the usual categories for harm from alternative therapies; direct harm from the treatment and indirect harm associated with irrational belief systems and avoidance of truly effective care. Of the adverse effects documented in humans, the most significant is that of strokes associated with cervical manipulation.(8) There is no research evaluating the direct risks of veterinary chiropractic, so we can only speculate on the safety of spinal manipulation for animal patients."Veterinary Chiropractic
The lack of evidence for these techniques on animals in appalling. Both in effectiveness and safety. Spread the word that acupuncture and chiropractics for animals is a load of quack.