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Veterinary Herbal Apprenticeship and Retreat

 

Our 5-part course incorporating Herbal Medicine into Western Veterinary Practice featuring Dr. Laurie Dohmen & Guests.

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 COURSE DATES

September 16-19, 2022

October 14-17, 2022

November 5-7, 2022

March 18-20, 2023

April 15-17, 2023

 

COURSE LOCATION

Lowood Educational Center, Duck, NC

 

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To learn more and to sign up!

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Testimonials

Feedback From Our Students

 

General:

"The Veterinary Herbal Apprenticeship & Retreat course you and Kris taught was phenomenal and life changing. I was blown away by how thorough and generous you are with your knowledge. I cannot begin to tell you how excited I was to learn so much. You are so full of enthusiasm, generosity, and striving for excellence in what you do. I am so grateful Laurie. Kris’ wisdom, knowledge, peaceful demeanor, and encouragement added so much to the self care part of the course. I think about what both of you taught us every day out here in the trenches.

 

On Our Materia Medica:

"The lectures were great--lots of good information. I like the inclusion of traditional uses and energetics of the herbs--gives insight into subtleties of herbal action."

 

On Our Labs:

"Labs were fun and informative and helped me gain confidence in making herbal products for self and family (which I do a lot now)."

 

On Our Herb Walks:

"Loved them! Seeing, touching, tasting, smelling plants in their natural environment deepened my connection with them and appreciation of them as living entities. "

 

On Our Homeworks:

"These gave me a welcome "excuse" to spend time researching herbs I didn't know much about. I also gained insights into the way information can be misrepresented on the Internet. Sometimes it was confusing and difficult to sort out 'the real story'."

 

Want to read more student testimonials?

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Self-Care Through the Cycles of Nature

 

Dates:

September 2022 – May 2023

 

Location:

Online offering with live Zoom sessions

 

Pricing:

$450 for new attendees

$360 for repeat attendees (20% discount)

 

Refunds:

Partial refunds available until June 1, 2022.

 

Payment accepted by check, money order or through Paypal.

 

This course is open to veterinarians and all other humans!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.

 

Dr. Kris August, DVM, GDVWHM, CHPV

 

Please Read

This website is intended for educational and reference purposes, and is not provided in order to diagnose, prescribe or treat any illness or injury. The information contained in this website is technical and is in no way to be considered as a substitute for consultation with a recognized health-care professional. As such the author and others associated with this website accept no responsibility for any claims arising from the use of any remedy or treatment mentioned here.

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Get in Touch

Snail Mail:

1841 Bryant's Corner Road

Hartly, Delaware 19953

 

Phone:  (302) 270-5095

Fax:  (302) 450-7398

 

Email:

info@purplemoonherbstudies.com

 

CLICK HERE

to send a message via our contact form.

Self-Care Through the Cycles of Nature

Dr. Kris August, DVM, GDVWHM, CHPV

 

Dates:

September 2022 – May 2023

 

Location:

Online offering with live Zoom sessions

 

Pricing:

$450 for new attendees

$360 for repeat attendees (20% discount)

 

Refunds:

Partial refunds available until June 1, 2022.

 

This course is open to veterinarians and all other humans!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.

 

 

Please Read

 

This website is intended for educational and reference purposes, and is not provided in order to diagnose, prescribe or treat any illness or injury. The information contained in this website is technical and is in no way to be considered as a substitute for consultation with a recognized health-care professional. As such the author and others associated with this website accept no responsibility for any claims arising from the use of any remedy or treatment mentioned here.

 

 

 

Get In Touch

 

Snail Mail:

1841 Bryant's Corner Road

Hartly, Delaware 19953

 

Phone:  (302) 270-5095

Fax:  (302) 450-7398

 

Email:

info@purplemoonherbstudies.com

 

CLICK HERE

to send a message via our contact form.

 

 

 

 

© Copyright 2020 Purple Moon Herbs and Studies.

All Rights Reserved.

 

Purple Moon Herbs & Studies

Providing Herbal Education for Veterinarians since 2013

Welcome to Purple Moon

Blending Herbal Medicine into Western Veterinary Practices

Self-Care Through the Cycles of Nature

Dr. Kris August, DVM, GDVWHM, CHPV

 

Dates:

September 2022 – May 2023

 

Location:

Online offering with live Zoom sessions

 

Pricing:

$450 for new attendees

$360 for repeat attendees (20% discount)

 

Refunds:

Partial refunds available until June 1, 2022.

 

This course is open to veterinarians and all other humans!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.

 

OVERVIEW

It’s challenging in today’s world of unpredictability and hectic daily life to build and maintain healthy habits. But more and more, self-care is being recognized as essential for not just surviving, but thriving. We know it takes more than a few days or a short course to build a daily self-care routine.

 

Over a period of nine months, we move through the seasons, considering their natural influences on our activities and self-care needs. This course will introduce many ways of nurturing yourself and those around you, and its relaxed schedule provides time to pick and choose what works for you and your lifestyle. Participants are supported in building personal habits of gentle self-care following the natural cycles of life, which include not only hard work and physical exercise, but also rest, healing, celebration, community, remembrance and gratitude.

 

Our self-care needs change with the seasons and daily rhythms. Aspects and variations of these cycles or directions are found in many indigenous cultures that live closer to nature, including Native American, Celtic, and others. The natural cycles are also an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda and other traditional medical systems. In addition to exploring these traditional cultures, Dr. August has spent several years studying Village Building and Nature Connection with the 8 Shields Institute, an organization dedicated to supporting community connection through the cycles of nature. The interpretation presented in this course is primarily based on the 8 Shields approach, as well as Dr. August’s experiences in nature as a veterinarian, herbalist and most importantly, as a human being.

Building upon itself over nine months, this course will include access to materials and recordings along with a monthly 90-minute online zoom session for discussion of the current topic. This interactive discussion and contemplation allows for further growth with the sharing of experiences of a diverse group of participants. Of course there will be an herbal aspect to each module—we will be sending out care packages with herbs and more in advance! There will also be journaling and other at-home exercises to enhance the understanding of each lesson.

 

Let yourself be nurtured by nature!

 

 

COURSE INCLUSION

Each month includes a different topic and activities relating to the season:

 

  • Monthly topic recording or video and written handouts available the first of each month.
  • Monthly 90-minute interactive live Zoom call emphasizing discussion and connection; groups will be limited to 15 attendees each.
  • A Google Group Chat for ongoing discussions with classmates over the nine-month period.
  • Personal journaling questions intended to deepen your experience on each seasonal topic. If desired, these can be shared by email with Dr. August, on the Google Group Chat, or in the Zoom discussions where time allows.
  • Teas and other surprises included in the care package (see below) to explore for each month.
  • Additional activities and ideas to explore depending on the topic.

 

 

 

CARE PACKAGE

  • Sent one time in August
  • 9 different tea samples—1 for each section that supports each month’s topic.
  • Additional monthly surprises for experiential and hands-on activities throughout the course.

 

 

MONTHLY SCHEDULE

Zoom meetings are currently planned for the second Tuesday of every month, September through May, at 8 pm ET. More sessions will be added as necessary.

 

1. September: Introduction and Overview

• Why Self Care matters for Veterinarians and Everyone!

• Cycles of Nature – overview of the 8 Directions and their seasonal

  connections

• Daily Gratitude Practice

 

2. October: Southwest – Healing, Rest, and Recovery

• Supporting General Health and Wellness

• Peace in the body – meditations to enhance awareness of

  physical needs in the body

• Timelessness – allowing time to “do nothing”

 

3. November: West – Celebration and Story Catching

• Creating space and time for appreciation and celebration

• Value of catching the story of others and having your own story

   heard

• Peacebuilding through communication agreements

 

4. December: Northwest – Honoring and Remembering

• Lessons from our ancestors, looking back

• Importance of honoring and remembering stories of the past in

  working through grief and finding the path forward

• Compassionate listening, empathy, and resilience

 

5. January: North – Sleeping and Dreaming

• Importance of Sleep

• Review and Integration, planning for the future

• Love and Forgiveness - Lovingkindness meditation

 

6. February: Northeast – Mindfulness, Gratitude, and Creativity

• Mindfulness and Creativity – pathways to reducing stress, worry,

  and anxiety

• Nature meditations to open awareness and gratitude

• Cycles of the Moon – exploring the ebb and flow of nature

 

7. March: East – Inspiration and Wonder

• Welcoming and Connection – Community Building

• Childlike Happiness

• Inspiration and Wonder in the Garden - Nourishing Herb Gardens

 

8. April: Southeast – Movement and Forward Momentum

• Playfulness, Energy, and Vitality

• Motivation – exploring what motivates us and keeps us going

• Movement – Whole body wake-up including Qigong and other

  movement practices to get the energy flowing

 

9. May: South – Positive Focused effort

• Using inspiration and motivation to set the stage for real work

  and accomplishment in a positive way

• Nature journaling as a way to continue building connections with

  the natural world

• Closing Intentions and Celebration of Accomplishments

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

Individual sessions:

  • These sessions are for personal goal setting and deeper understanding.
  • Available singly or in a 3-part package scheduled through the 9-month period.
  • Inquire at info@purplemoonherbstudies.com for pricing.

 

Special self-care for team building:

  • Bonus monthly online materials for team-based community building, focusing on roles and group communication along with personal self-care.
  • 4 additional online group meetings throughout the 9-month period for the team to establish goals and review needs and specific interests.
  • Before signing up, set up a call to see if this is a good fit for your group or organization!
  • Discounted pricing for all team members to participate in the full 9-month course.
  • Inquire at info@purplemoonherbstudies.com for exact pricing and options.

 

 

 

TESTIMONIALS

“The cycles of nature self care class helped me tune into what is going on around me and better understand what helps my body and mind deal with life and practice. I have thought that the best way to "self -care" was to have spa days or go on vacation. Those are great but I now realize that those things also are another thing to plan for and put on my calendar which is already kind of crammed. I found that looking at the season and what nature is doing and spending time outside helps me better relax and calm my mind…Each month I looked forward to opening the package for that month and trying a new tea and spending time learning about the next season. Overall, I loved the experience.”

 

“I really enjoyed the course! Spending the year working through the seasons was a great way to tune into the natural world, as well as reflect on normal fluctuations in our own energy and motivation levels throughout the year.”

 

“As veterinary professionals we are smart enough to know that we under-serve ourselves. That self-care is an important part or our well-being. This course, and Kris August who leads it, provides a good motivation to jumpstart us in the right direction. You have the option to go "all in" or just get your feet wet or anything in between. No judgement. Just gentle guidance. The information presented was simple to understand but very deep in its meaning and implications. Well-worth the investment - time, money, etc.”

 

“Kris is the mentor everyone needs - calm, understanding, knowledgeable and open.”

 

“The Self Care through the Cycles of Nature was an interesting look at why we need what we do as humans/creatures of nature. It was thought provoking and, like all the classes I've taken at Purple Moon worth the time and financial investment.”

 

“I really enjoyed sharing experiences and thoughts with others in the veterinary field. This course helped me look deeper into my personal experiences and how to understand how to take better care of myself. The packages were such fun to look forward to opening each month. Kris is such a serene and loving person. Her sincerity and caring is real!”

 

 

 

ABOUT DR. AUGUST

Dr. Kris August, DVM, GDVWHM, CHPV

 

Dr. Kris August’s love for animals and nature developed during her childhood in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona. Extensive time in nature and summers spent traveling with her family throughout North America and beyond cultivated a desire for learning, exploring, and connecting with animals, plants, and people. Gardening with her mother and grandparents developed a deep love for the natural world and enjoyment of watching things grow and change. This has led to an eclectic and philosophical approach to life, parenting, veterinary medicine, and teaching.

 

 Dr. August received her DVM from Colorado State University in 1991 and spent the first 7 years of her career in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona practicing small animal and emergency medicine, along with wildlife rehabilitation and zoo medicine with a diverse array of clientele and patients. Dr. August spent a few years as a stay-at-home mom, during which her interest in herbal and wholistic medicine grew. These experiences led to a desire to treat difficult cases, such as animals with chronic or life-limiting diseases, and Dr. August started an integrative housecall practice to care for these pets and their people. She soon found like-minded veterinarians in the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC). Dr. August was a co-author of the certification course, guidelines, and the textbook for the IAAHPC.

 

In 2011 Dr. August joined the first cohort for the Graduate Diploma of Veterinary Western Herbal Medicine (GDVWHM) through the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT) studying under Drs. Barbara Fougere and Susan Wynn. In addition to her herbal and palliative medicine training, Dr. August has advanced training in Ayurvedic medicine, essential oils, acupuncture, and pain management. Her desire to provide and encourage gentle care for animal patients has led her to also pursue certification in Low Stress Handling, Fear-Free, and Cat Friendly Veterinary Practice.

 

Dr. August values compassionate care for animals, people, plants, and our world, with a special focus on caring for the caregiver. We cannot help others unless we continue to care for ourselves. She is currently a student of tai chi and qigong and practices nature meditation. Dr. August has spent several years studying Village Building and Nature Connection with the 8 Shields Institute, an organization founded by Jon Young and dedicated to supporting community connection through the cycles of nature. This has enhanced her ability to teach, connect, and learn as she shares her passions with others. Over the past 30 years, Dr. August has been teaching in a variety of capacities from Waldorf-inspired playgroups and Tae Kwon Do, to teaching veterinarians and veterinary students in herbal medicine, animal hospice, and self-care topics.

 

Dr. August continues her integrative veterinary housecall practice in Ames, Iowa, in which her primary focus is geriatric and end of life care, and herbal medicine. She also lectures and writes on topics concerning end of life care, herbal medicine and “caring for the caregiver.” In 2017 Dr. August began teaching with Dr. Laurie Dohmen and Purple Moon Herbs and Studies.  Together, they created the only hands-on veterinary herbal medicine course for western veterinary practices in the USA.

 

 

Disclaimer:

Dr. August is not a therapist, simply a veterinarian, herbalist, and nature enthusiast searching for ways to connect more people with the natural world. Please be sure contact health care providers – mental and physical – to meet all of your healthcare needs.

 

Please Read

 

This website is intended for educational and reference purposes, and is not provided in order to diagnose, prescribe or treat any illness or injury. The information contained in this website is technical and is in no way to be considered as a substitute for consultation with a recognized health-care professional. As such the author and others associated with this website accept no responsibility for any claims arising from the use of any remedy or treatment mentioned here.

 

 

 

Get In Touch

 

Snail Mail:

1841 Bryant's Corner Road

Hartly, Delaware 19953

 

Phone:  (302) 270-5095

Fax:  (302) 450-7398

 

Email:

info@purplemoonherbstudies.com

 

CLICK HERE

to send a message via our contact form.

 

 

 

 

© Copyright 2020 Purple Moon Herbs and Studies.

All Rights Reserved.

 

Self-Care Through the Cycles of Nature

Dr. Kris August, DVM, GDVWHM, CHPV

 

Dates:

September 2022 – May 2023

 

Location:

Online offering with live Zoom sessions

 

Pricing:

$450 for new attendees

$360 for repeat attendees (20% discount)

 

Refunds:

Partial refunds available until June 1, 2022.

 

This course is open to veterinarians and all other humans!

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.

 

OVERVIEW

It’s challenging in today’s world of unpredictability and hectic daily life to build and maintain healthy habits. But more and more, self-care is being recognized as essential for not just surviving, but thriving. We know it takes more than a few days or a short course to build a daily self-care routine.

 

Over a period of nine months, we move through the seasons, considering their natural influences on our activities and self-care needs. This course will introduce many ways of nurturing yourself and those around you, and its relaxed schedule provides time to pick and choose what works for you and your lifestyle. Participants are supported in building personal habits of gentle self-care following the natural cycles of life, which include not only hard work and physical exercise, but also rest, healing, celebration, community, remembrance and gratitude.

 

Our self-care needs change with the seasons and daily rhythms. Aspects and variations of these cycles or directions are found in many indigenous cultures that live closer to nature, including Native American, Celtic, and others. The natural cycles are also an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda and other traditional medical systems. In addition to exploring these traditional cultures, Dr. August has spent several years studying Village Building and Nature Connection with the 8 Shields Institute, an organization dedicated to supporting community connection through the cycles of nature. The interpretation presented in this course is primarily based on the 8 Shields approach, as well as Dr. August’s experiences in nature as a veterinarian, herbalist and most importantly, as a human being.

Building upon itself over nine months, this course will include access to materials and recordings along with a monthly 90-minute online zoom session for discussion of the current topic. This interactive discussion and contemplation allows for further growth with the sharing of experiences of a diverse group of participants. Of course there will be an herbal aspect to each module—we will be sending out care packages with herbs and more in advance! There will also be journaling and other at-home exercises to enhance the understanding of each lesson.

 

Let yourself be nurtured by nature!

 

 

COURSE INCLUSION

Each month includes a different topic and activities relating to the season:

 

  • Monthly topic recording or video and written handouts available the first of each month.
  • Monthly 90-minute interactive live Zoom call emphasizing discussion and connection; groups will be limited to 15 attendees each.
  • A Google Group Chat for ongoing discussions with classmates over the nine-month period.
  • Personal journaling questions intended to deepen your experience on each seasonal topic. If desired, these can be shared by email with Dr. August, on the Google Group Chat, or in the Zoom discussions where time allows.
  • Teas and other surprises included in the care package (see below) to explore for each month.
  • Additional activities and ideas to explore depending on the topic.

 

 

 

CARE PACKAGE

  • Sent one time in August
  • 9 different tea samples—1 for each section that supports each month’s topic.
  • Additional monthly surprises for experiential and hands-on activities throughout the course.

 

 

MONTHLY SCHEDULE

Zoom meetings are currently planned for the second Tuesday of every month, September through May, at 8 pm ET. More sessions will be added as necessary.

 

1. September: Introduction and Overview

• Why Self Care matters for Veterinarians

  and Everyone!

• Cycles of Nature – overview of the 8 Directions and their seasonal connections

• Daily Gratitude Practice

 

2. October: Southwest – Healing, Rest, and Recovery

• Supporting General Health and Wellness

• Peace in the body – meditations to

  enhance awareness of physical needs in

  the body

• Timelessness – allowing time to “do

  nothing”

 

3. November: West – Celebration and Story Catching

• Creating space and time for appreciation

  and celebration

• Value of catching the story of others and

  having your own story heard

• Peacebuilding through communication

  agreements

 

4. December: Northwest – Honoring and Remembering

• Lessons from our ancestors, looking back

• Importance of honoring and remembering

  stories of the past in working through grief

  and finding the path forward

• Compassionate listening, empathy, and

  resilience

 

5. January: North – Sleeping and Dreaming

• Importance of Sleep

• Review and Integration, planning for the

  future

• Love and Forgiveness - Lovingkindness

  meditation

 

6. February: Northeast – Mindfulness, Gratitude, and Creativity

• Mindfulness and Creativity – pathways to

  reducing stress, worry, and anxiety

• Nature meditations to open awareness

  and gratitude

• Cycles of the Moon – exploring the ebb

  and flow of nature

 

7. March: East – Inspiration and Wonder

• Welcoming and Connection – Community

  Building

• Childlike Happiness

• Inspiration and Wonder in the Garden -

  Nourishing Herb Gardens

 

8. April: Southeast – Movement and Forward Momentum

• Playfulness, Energy, and Vitality

• Motivation – exploring what motivates us

  and keeps us going

• Movement – Whole body wake-up

  including Qigong and other movement

  practices to get the energy flowing

 

9. May: South – Positive Focused effort

• Using inspiration and motivation to set

  the stage for real work and

  accomplishment in a positive way

• Nature journaling as a way to continue

  building connections with the natural

  world

• Closing Intentions and Celebration of

  Accomplishments

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

Individual sessions:

  • These sessions are for personal goal setting and deeper understanding.
  • Available singly or in a 3-part package scheduled through the 9-month period.
  • Inquire at info@purplemoonherbstudies.com for pricing.

 

Special self-care for team building:

  • Bonus monthly online materials for team-based community building, focusing on roles and group communication along with personal self-care.
  • 4 additional online group meetings throughout the 9-month period for the team to establish goals and review needs and specific interests.
  • Before signing up, set up a call to see if this is a good fit for your group or organization!
  • Discounted pricing for all team members to participate in the full 9-month course.
  • Inquire at info@purplemoonherbstudies.com for exact pricing and options.

 

TESTIMONIALS

“The cycles of nature self care class helped me tune into what is going on around me and better understand what helps my body and mind deal with life and practice. I have thought that the best way to "self -care" was to have spa days or go on vacation. Those are great but I now realize that those things also are another thing to plan for and put on my calendar which is already kind of crammed. I found that looking at the season and what nature is doing and spending time outside helps me better relax and calm my mind…Each month I looked forward to opening the package for that month and trying a new tea and spending time learning about the next season. Overall, I loved the experience.”

 

“I really enjoyed the course! Spending the year working through the seasons was a great way to tune into the natural world, as well as reflect on normal fluctuations in our own energy and motivation levels throughout the year.”

 

“As veterinary professionals we are smart enough to know that we under-serve ourselves. That self-care is an important part or our well-being. This course, and Kris August who leads it, provides a good motivation to jumpstart us in the right direction. You have the option to go "all in" or just get your feet wet or anything in between. No judgement. Just gentle guidance. The information presented was simple to understand but very deep in its meaning and implications. Well-worth the investment - time, money, etc.”

 

“Kris is the mentor everyone needs - calm, understanding, knowledgeable and open.”

 

“The Self Care through the Cycles of Nature was an interesting look at why we need what we do as humans/creatures of nature. It was thought provoking and, like all the classes I've taken at Purple Moon worth the time and financial investment.”

 

“I really enjoyed sharing experiences and thoughts with others in the veterinary field. This course helped me look deeper into my personal experiences and how to understand how to take better care of myself. The packages were such fun to look forward to opening each month. Kris is such a serene and loving person. Her sincerity and caring is real!”

 

 

 

ABOUT DR. AUGUST

Dr. Kris August, DVM, GDVWHM, CHPV

 

Dr. Kris August’s love for animals and nature developed during her childhood in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona. Extensive time in nature and summers spent traveling with her family throughout North America and beyond cultivated a desire for learning, exploring, and connecting with animals, plants, and people. Gardening with her mother and grandparents developed a deep love for the natural world and enjoyment of watching things grow and change. This has led to an eclectic and philosophical approach to life, parenting, veterinary medicine, and teaching.

 

 Dr. August received her DVM from Colorado State University in 1991 and spent the first 7 years of her career in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona practicing small animal and emergency medicine, along with wildlife rehabilitation and zoo medicine with a diverse array of clientele and patients. Dr. August spent a few years as a stay-at-home mom, during which her interest in herbal and wholistic medicine grew. These experiences led to a desire to treat difficult cases, such as animals with chronic or life-limiting diseases, and Dr. August started an integrative housecall practice to care for these pets and their people. She soon found like-minded veterinarians in the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC). Dr. August was a co-author of the certification course, guidelines, and the textbook for the IAAHPC.

 

In 2011 Dr. August joined the first cohort for the Graduate Diploma of Veterinary Western Herbal Medicine (GDVWHM) through the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT) studying under Drs. Barbara Fougere and Susan Wynn. In addition to her herbal and palliative medicine training, Dr. August has advanced training in Ayurvedic medicine, essential oils, acupuncture, and pain management. Her desire to provide and encourage gentle care for animal patients has led her to also pursue certification in Low Stress Handling, Fear-Free, and Cat Friendly Veterinary Practice.

 

Dr. August values compassionate care for animals, people, plants, and our world, with a special focus on caring for the caregiver. We cannot help others unless we continue to care for ourselves. She is currently a student of tai chi and qigong and practices nature meditation. Dr. August has spent several years studying Village Building and Nature Connection with the 8 Shields Institute, an organization founded by Jon Young and dedicated to supporting community connection through the cycles of nature. This has enhanced her ability to teach, connect, and learn as she shares her passions with others. Over the past 30 years, Dr. August has been teaching in a variety of capacities from Waldorf-inspired playgroups and Tae Kwon Do, to teaching veterinarians and veterinary students in herbal medicine, animal hospice, and self-care topics.

 

Dr. August continues her integrative veterinary housecall practice in Ames, Iowa, in which her primary focus is geriatric and end of life care, and herbal medicine. She also lectures and writes on topics concerning end of life care, herbal medicine and “caring for the caregiver.” In 2017 Dr. August began teaching with Dr. Laurie Dohmen and Purple Moon Herbs and Studies.  Together, they created the only hands-on veterinary herbal medicine course for western veterinary practices in the USA.

 

 

Disclaimer:

Dr. August is not a therapist, simply a veterinarian, herbalist, and nature enthusiast searching for ways to connect more people with the natural world. Please be sure contact health care providers – mental and physical – to meet all of your healthcare needs.

Please Read

 

This website is intended for educational and reference purposes, and is not provided in order to diagnose, prescribe or treat any illness or injury. The information contained in this website is technical and is in no way to be considered as a substitute for consultation with a recognized health-care professional. As such the author and others associated with this website accept no responsibility for any claims arising from the use of any remedy or treatment mentioned here.

 

 

 

Get In Touch

 

Snail Mail:

1841 Bryant's Corner Road

Hartly, Delaware 19953

 

Phone:  (302) 270-5095

Fax:  (302) 450-7398

 

Email:

info@purplemoonherbstudies.com

 

CLICK HERE

to send a message via our contact form.

 

 

 

 

© Copyright 2020 Purple Moon Herbs and Studies.

All Rights Reserved.