Holistic, Natural Care and Nutrition for All Animals - Specializing in Dogs!.
"Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of Nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life."
~ Thomas A. Edison
Jeannie Thomason CVND, is a certified doctor of veterinary naturopathy, certified in small animal nutrition & aromatherapy with 30 years of practical experience in animal health, she has worked with animals holistically since 1984.
Having been a licensed veterinary technician, she later went on to earn her doctorate in veterinary naturopathy from Kingdom College Of Natural Health where she is now an adjunct professor. Dr Jeannie is both qualified and adept at consulting and educating. Dr. Jeannie has written numerous peer reviewed articles which appear in Animal Wellness magazine, Natural Horse, Dogs Naturally, the National Breed Magazine for The Boston Terrier Club Of America - Coast To Coast, the Australian Terrier Club of America ATCA News, The Stafford Knot (Stafford Terrier breed publication) and Bella Dog.
Dr. Thomason is also a host (along with her friend and colleague, Dr. Kim Bloomer for the popular Internet radio show, Animal Talk Naturally and is currently writing her first book. A natural rearing breeder for over 20 years, she is also the founder of the Natural Rearing Breeders Association, and is known to colleagues and friends as one who "walks her talk".
Veterinary naturopath and animal nutritionist Dr Jeannie Thomason is committed to improving the health and well-being of animals. While veterinary medicine is by nature crisis oriented, nutrition is not. Nutritional deficiencies slowly progress until the animal develops one health crisis after another.
Co-founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy and founder of the natural rearing breeders association, Dr Jeannie is also an adjunct professor at Kingdom College of Natural Health.
Having worked with several species of animals for decades, Dr. Jeannie specializes in species specific nutrition and has a passion for dogs. She has noted an important fundamental–that left to their own resources or in the wild, animals tend to thrive. Sadly, it is in the care of people that things most often go wrong. Well-intentioned but misinformed animal owners are the cause of most nutritionally based, degenerative health problems due to lack of knowledge of true, species appropriate nutrition and the over-use of vaccines and chemicals.
Based on years of education, experience and scientific study, Dr. Thomason provides consultations and information on proper diet and care of your animal companion. She knows that communication requires clear understanding, so he provides the animal owner with the background information they require to properly provide for the needs of their pets. Dr. Jeannie Thomason brings a unique insight to evaluating animal feed and food products. Nutrition fundamentals are unchanging, and a clear understanding of the animals species is the key to vibrant health.
With a better knowledge of nutrition fundamentals and alternative, natural remedies when indicated, the animals in our lives can live longer, happier, healthier lives.
What is Veterinary Naturopathy?
In brief, the term 'Naturopathy' describes a system of medicine based on the healing power of nature. Naturopathy is a holistic system, meaning that animal naturopaths strive to find the cause of disease by understanding the animal/patient as a totality of body, mind, and spirit to find the cause and utilize the laws of nature to bring about a healing or cure.
A naturopath's spectrum of nature's modalities include the simple, natural use of species specific nutrition, pure water, exercise, etc. Naturopathy includes approved natural healing modalities such as Herbal Medicine, Aromatherapy, Homeopathy, Massage, etc. in the prevention and when needed, the healing of our animals/pets
There are two areas of focus in naturopathy: one is supporting the body's own healing abilities, and the other is empowering individuals to make lifestyle changes necessary for the animal's best possible health. While veterinary naturopaths treat both short bouts of illness and chronic conditions, their emphasis is on prevention of disease and education. Here is a little more about veterinary naturopathy >>> HERE
According to Veterinary Pet Insurance, Inc. the 10 most common claims the company receives are conditions they consider to be related to accidents or illness.
Here's the List:
1. Ear infection
2. Stomach inflammation
3. Skin irritation
5. Skin infection/hot spots
6. Urinary tract infection
9. Inflammation of intestinal tract
10. Soft tissue trauma
1. Urinary tract infection
2. Stomach inflammation
3. Kidney disease
7. Inflamed colon
9. Ear infection
10. Skin irritations
Dr Jeannie believes these conditions can be eliminated if a preventative nutrition plan is put in place and the over-use of vaccinations is stoped.
Natural Healing Methods
Dr.Jeannie's background includes education, research, training, and experience in animal nutrition, anatomy, physiology, psychology and behavior, toxin-free environmental living, herbology, aromatherapy, massage, flower remedies, and prayer. Dr. Jeannie is well versed in the preventive, natural health care of animals through proper species appropriate nutrition and other natural modalities - assisting you to give your pets the long healthy lives they deserve by being a part of your dog's health care team.
Dr. Jeannie is available for consultations on natural nutrition and holistic health care for Parrots, Dogs and Cats via phone or email. (please do not call without an appointment)
Please see the navigation bar for your pet by species
"But ask the animals, and they
will teach you, or the birds of
the air, and they will tell you; or
speak to the earth, and it will
teach you, or let the fish of the
sea inform you. Which of these
does not know that the hand of
the Lord has done this? In His
hand is the life of every
creature and the breath of all
humankind." (Job 12:7-10)
More about Dr Jeannie:
Dr. Thomason also has a natural health for dogs blog - Whole Dog News; where she shares her passion for natural dog health and the issues surrounding the industry. If you are a parrot enthusiast, she also has a blog - Au Natural Bird Notes where she shares her love of parrots and offers some of her articles as well as those of fellow avian experts along with current news in the avian world.
If you would like to make an appointment for a consultation for your pet, please click on the links at the left.
The information offered by Jeannie Thomason, VND is intended to provide education and general guidance. Nothing on this website, or during a regular consultation, constitutes traditional allopathic veterinary advice.
The purpose and general goal of the veterinary naturopathic consultation offered by Jeannie Thomason,VND is to educate the client about their animals body systems in relation to function and ability pertaining to maintenance of overall homeostasis (balance) through the removal of various, and typically specific, obstacles to their health, this thereby encouraging their body's own natural healing processes. Jeannie Thomason, VND does not function as a traditional allopathic veterinarian by diagnosing disease, treating disease, or performing invasive procedures, nor do her services replace that of a traditional licensed allopathic veterinarian.
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