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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 20-22, 2019. 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
...This has been a question that has plagued me since I graduated from vet school. We always want to
give the best care to our patients and address our clients’ concerns. I remember when I graduated, I
could tell who was an “old-timer” versus who was an up-to-date veterinarian by whether or not the
doctor assessed dental health. Our world is constantly evolving, and with it, the face of medicine is
evolving. Healthcare as a whole is evolving. We no longer vaccinate every year, nor do we see it as the
only way to get our clients in the door. More and more pet owners understand the importance of
annual or bi-annual exams and diagnostics, just as we understand the importance of dental health....
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...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!