Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for animals is not science fiction. That’s a fact I had to convince myself of when I was first introduced to the treatment.
The idea of placing a sick pet inside a small pressurized cylinder, turning up the oxygen and then pulling them out cured and whole seemed a bit Star Trekkie to me. It seemed to good to be true.
Then I heard from a pet owner named Risa Lombardi about how her dog Mia learned to walk again after receiving HBOT for a life-threatening stroke. Risa filmed Mia’s amazing recovery and I turned from a skeptic to a believer. Since then I’ve wanted to learn more about this remarkable therapy. [Read more…]