If Your Pup Has Tummy Troubles These Points Can Help

From time to time our pets  like us have some digestive issues.  Sometimes its due to eating things they shouldn’t or maybe a stressful situation . It is important to know when digestive issues are something to take care of at home or if it is a medical emergency or a vet visit.

If your pup is unable to hold food or water down for 24 hours that is a vet visit . If they have diarrhea or or are vomiting for more than 12 hours that is also a vet visit as you want to avoid dehydration.

A lot of pets have food sensitivity that can lead to Tummy upset and like humans some hold stress in their gut.  If you notice your pup having tummy issues after a stressful situation that is clue to where and how he or she holds their stress. So if possible try and avoid that situation or use behavior techniques to desensitize your pup. There are a lot of great ways to do this through training and games and counter conditioning .


If it is after eating certain foods then it is important to determine if your pup has a food allergy that is causing this.

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Once that has been identified it should help alleviate some of the issues. In the meantime these acupressure points may be help alleviate tummy issues caused by physical or emotional stresses


ST 36 find the front of the knee and slide your finger down into the little groove on the lateral side of each knee  “The researchers commented on the point selection. ST36 was selected for its location on the stomach foot yangming channel and its ability to treat all fu-organs (gallbladder, large intestine, small intestine, bladder, stomach, sanjiao). They add that ST36 promotes the health of the spleen and stomach, dredges the channel, and regulates gastric tone and motility. [2] They note that ST36 has been proven effective for patients with gastric motility disorders in prior research. ST36 regulates gastric electrical rhythms relating to electrogastrographic power and gastric emptying time, secretion of gastrin and motilin, gastrointestinal hormones, and gastric acid (a combination of hydrochloric acid, potassium chloride, and sodium chloride).” In addition it also helps soothe anxiety and OCD behavior 

PE6 Inside of the forelimb about 2 finger widths above the crease in the wrist  “The researchers also comment that PE6 is indicated for relieving pain and for promoting qi circulation and stomach health”.  In addition PE6 is a good calming and trust point