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Dr. Jean Dodds, DVM

Received her veterinary degree in 1964 from the Ontario Veterinary College. In 1986, she moved to Southern California to establish Hemopet, the fi rst non-profi t national blood bank program for animals. Dr. Dodds has been a member of many national and international committees on hematology, animal models of human disease, veterinary medicine, and laboratory animal science. She received...
Lectures for the IVAS, the AHVMA and the AVMA, and is co-founder of the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies. He is a director of the National College of Natural Medicine, and authored the Manual of Natural Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Marsden is extensively trained in alternative medicine, including Chinese herbology, acupuncture and naturopathic medicine. He has a veterinary and naturopathic...
Graduated in 1984 from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She is certified in veterinary acupuncture and chiropractic and has completed advanced training in homeopathy and herbal medicine. Her practice in Virginia uses holistic medicine to treat horses. Her publications include The Horse’s Pain-Free Back and Saddle-Fit Book – the most complete source of information about English saddles.
is an instructor at the University of Wisconsin and The Healing Oasis Wellness Center, a post-graduate educational institution offering state-approved programs. She is co-owner of The Healing Oasis Veterinary Hospital, offering massage, rehabilitation, chiropractic and Chinese and Western Herbology. Michelle completed the Chinese Herbal Medicine program from the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center, and is certified in Chinese...
Graduated from Colorado State University in 1983. He is chief of integrative health services at Centinela Animal Hospital in Inglewood, California, president and research chair of the AHVMA, and an international speaker in integrative veterinary medicine. Dr. Palmquist is a consultant for the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) and co-director of the AHVMA Foundation. He has published two books, one...
Antimicrobial Enzymes – an effective alternative to antibiotics
Have you considered holistic alternatives to treat  antibiotic-resistant superbugs? Learn about the positive benefits found in antimicrobial enzymes. Sir Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin nearly 85 years ago changed the world of medicine forever. Since then, antibiotics have saved millions of lives worldwide. But there’s a new problem – the growing proliferation of antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The declining effectiveness of antibiotics is...
Maintaining joint health in dogs
Providing dogs with the right amount of antioxidants and fatty acids can assist in the metabolizing of joint supplements and boost their quality of life.  Metabolic influence has a big role in controlling joint pain in dogs. It can dictate how long it takes to gain favorable results from common joint supplements, thereby playing a significant part in efficacious pain...
The role of diet and supplementation in animal cancer care
Pets with cancer are very common in small animal practices. Learn more about how diet can be a tailored treatment plan for some patients. Cancer is one of the most common issues we deal with in small animal practice. Just as the causes are complex, so are the treatment options. More than any other disease, cancer has people going on...
About 95% of a dog’s body is covered with hair. Besides making the dog soft and huggable, this coat helps protect the skin and keep it healthy. In both dogs and people, the skin is the largest and one of the most complex organs of the body. It’s a natural barrier that prevents dehydration and provides protection from the...
Winter lameness in dogs
Injuries sustained by active dogs that play, run or work in winter conditions can be diagnostically challenging. A thorough exam is essential in dealing with these cases. For clients with active dogs, the change of season from summer to winter only means a change in the type of activity, not a change in its quantity. Winter means recreational activities...