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Incorporating holistic modalities into conventional practice

Tips and ideas for introducing holistic modalities in a traditional veterinary practice setting. For many years, I have practiced at a conventional, mixed, multi-doctor practice...

A successful and healthy veterinary practice using an indigenous healers’ approach

How integrating the idea of Shamanism into veterinary practice addresses the emotional and spiritual aspects of healing. Most of us will agree that the...

Golden yellow powder for wound healing

How golden yellow powder, an herbal medicine descended from a classical Chinese formula, helped heal a traumatic degloving wound in an Australian Shepherd. A ten-year-old...

Osteopathy to improve mobility after routine surgeries

Osteopathy is a system of medicine based on manual manipulation. It alleviates pain, restores freedom of movement and enhances the body’s innate healing abilities....

Introducing a holistic approach to conventional medicine – case studies

When you incorporate holistic medicine into a conventional practice, conventional work (spay/neuter, vaccination, specialty referral) is considered “alternative”. Here are a few examples of...

A new business model for integrative veterinary practice – focusing on...

This new model of integrative veterinary practice combines treating patients with providing a wealth of education to clients. Many integrative and holistic veterinary practitioners share...

Shockwave therapy

This non-invasive modality can successfully treat a range of orthopedic and soft tissue problems in animals. Though most commonly used for horses, shockwave therapy...

Integrative treatment of spinal dysfunction

How acupuncture, homeopathy and other therapies can help in the treatment of intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) and spondylosis in pets. I have seen it time...

Medical cannabis for animals

There are many issues involved in the consideration of cannabis as medicine, including regulation, product selection and safety. Cannabis and marijuana are the common names...

Integrating an underwater treadmill into your veterinary practice

When adding an underwater treadmill, it's important for assistants as well as doctors to become familiar with the technology in order to maximize its...