Conventional veterinarians and even many holistic veterinarians are hesitant to recommend essential oils for pets; however when prepared, selected and utilized properly, they can be an effective and safe modality to support the healthy tissues and organ systems in our dogs and cats. Comfortable skin Sadly, many pet owners are led to believe that it is necessary to apply a monthly spot-on pesticide to their pet’s skin to prevent fleas and ticks from biting the pet. Some of the
What is a Holistic Veterinarian? How have we been trained? How do you find us? Not all holistic veterinarians are the same. This is quite an umbrella term! Holistic is a mindset. Most of us define it as a feeling. We believe that as a doctor, we need to consider the mind, body and spirit of our patient. We do not believe that it is adequate to diagnose disease and treat the disease with a drug. We need to manage the entire patient and even that patient’s environment.