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Veterinary Herbal Apprenticeship and Retreat
Dr. Kris August and I are presenting a 5-part course in Western
Veterinary Herbal Medicine, Veterinary Herbal Apprenticeship and Retreat,
September 15-17, 2017. This course is intended to be an in-depth training in
Western Herbal Medicine geared specifically to veterinarians. Each 3-day
weekend will include multiple Materia Medica lectures, a lab and an herb walk
plus additional lectures and activities. There will be homework consisting of
writing Materia Medica and formulating herbal products between every session.
Self-care is also a large focus of this training. We believe that healthier
veterinarians make better practitioners.
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Articles by Dr. Laurie
"MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY AND ADAPTOGENS" By Laurie Dohmen, VMD, MS
Published in the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
(JAHVMA). Article first appeared in Volume 44, Fall Issue, 2016
"Herbal Intervention for Thyroid Dysfunction" By Laurie
Dohmen, VMD, MS Published in the Integrative Veterinary Care Journal, Volume 6,
"Western herbal treatments for allergies" By Laurie Dohmen,
VMD, MS Published in the Integrative Veterinary Care Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2
Go to our Publications Area to read these
articles and more...
From Our Herbs Blog
...Dr. Kris August and I are taking Foundations of Ayurveda at the Kripalu
School of Ayurveda in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. We came into the course
with the intention of learning Ayurvedic theory and herbs. The Dean of the
program knows that we are veterinary herbalists. She came up to us on the
fourth or fifth day of class and asked if we were finding ways to apply the
knowledge we are gaining to animals and our veterinary practice. The answer
is a resounding yes! Here is some of what we have learned...
Read all about it!
...Visit this blog by Krista Merwede, L.M.T. to learn about Herbal Techniques
for Promoting Dental Health and Dr. Laurie's suggestion for oil pulling ...
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...Visit Vickie Shufer's site, Eco Images, to learn about a variety of
experiences to help others connect with nature and enhance their appreciation of
the outdoors. Opportunities include exploring foraging, wilderness survival,
medicine making, and more. ...
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visit her site!