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Ozone Therapy for Dogs and Cats in Staten Island, NY

Ozone therapy is not a recent invention (it has been around for over a century), with a vast collection of studies supporting its efficacy and safety for humans. Today, ozone therapy is gaining ground as a viable treatment for dogs and cats! The goal of ozone therapy for pets is to restore balance to the body’s cells in order to increase the cells’ capacity to utilize oxygen efficiently. This treatment helps to enhance healing and improve your pet’s quality of life.

What is Ozone Therapy?

Ozone, or O3, is created by applying a low-voltage electrical current to pure, medical-grade oxygen. This process splits the oxygen molecules into atoms, which then form into triplets, or O3 (ozone). During treatment, the ozone molecules enter the body and break back down into O2 and O1 molecules.

Ozone therapy delivers soluble oxygen to areas of the body to increase healing and kill off harmful viruses, bacteria, and other intruders. There are different ways to administer ozone therapy, depending on your pet’s condition. Ozone can be given as an injection, intravenously, topically, or even as an inhalant.

What Can Ozone Therapy Treat in Pets?

Ozone therapy is useful in treating a wide range of health issues in dogs and cats, including:

  • Ear infections (otitis externa)
  • Heart disease
  • Bacterial infections
  • Fungal infections
  • Wounds
  • Hot spots
  • Abscesses
  • Allergic dermatitis
  • Liver and kidney disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Stomatitis
  • Gingivitis
  • Seizure disorders
  • Cancer

Ozone Therapy and Cancer Treatment

Here in the US, cancer is the leading cause of death in almost 50% of dogs, and in approximately 32% of cats. Ozone therapy can be indicated for the treatment of various types of cancer, because ozone molecules target and destroy cancer cells. Furthermore, ozone therapy helps healthy cells repel harmful viruses, bacteria, and more, all of which can lead to cancer development in dogs and cats.

How Ozone Therapy Can Benefit Your Pet

Ozone therapy can do several key things to improve your pet’s health and quality of life:

  • Stimulates the production of cytokines, which stimulate the immune system
  • Helps to reduce inflammation
  • Inactivates viruses, bacteria, protozoa, yeasts, and fungi while leaving healthy cells untouched

For more information about ozone therapy and the ways it can help your companion, contact us at (718) 987-7777!