2021 Conference Proceedings

Publication date: 2021

Table of Contents

W. Jean Dodds, DVM

12. What You Learned About Thyroid Disorders Likely Was Wrong
17. Salivary Diagnostics Direct Dietary Therapy
22. Evolving Vaccine Technology, Efficacy and Safety

Laurie Fonken, PhD, LPC

26. Trends and Challenges to Veterinary Wellbeing
29. Healthy People Healthy Practice
31. Living Between the Lines: Life, Work, and Wellbeing


33. The Basics of Iridology Part 1: Reading the Window to the Soul
33. The Basics of Iridology Part 2: The Window to the Animals Soul (Extrapolating Iridology)

Ava Frick, DVM

40. Introduction to Ayurveda Principles
48. Ayurveda – Vata Dosha
52. Ayurveda – Pitta Dosha
56. Ayurveda – Kapha Dosha

Mary Gardner, DVM

61. Helping Owners with Assessing Quality of Life
69. 5 Elements of Hospice Care
73. Mapping the Euthanasia Experience

Janet Gordon Palm, BS, DVM

76. COVID-19 Influenced Disease management: Integrative Tools to Calm the Cytokine Storm
81. Perioperative Applications of Non-Thermal Laser
86. PBM and NRF2 Activation: Treatment for Managing Oxidative Stress Induced Infectious and Chronic Disease
91. Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS): What Happens in Vagus Doesn’t Stay in Vagus!
96. Feline Enrichment: The Missing Link in the 5 Freedoms for Cats
111. Photobiomodulation from Prehabilitation to Rehabilitation

Doug Knueven, DVM, CVA, CVC, CVCH

115. An Introduction to Holistic Veterinary Medicine: The Wave of the Future
122. The Raw Food Revolution: Part 1
129. The Raw Food Revolution: Part 2


137. TCVM for Wei Syndrome
140. TCVM for Urinary Incontinence
145. TCVM for Fecal Incontinence
148. TCVM for Vestibular Syndrome
151. TCVM for Epilepsy
156. TCVM for Inflammatory CNS Diseases

Martha Lindsay, DVM, MS, CVH, CNE

159. Remove Oral Masses with Homeopathy
164. Feline Asthma – Blown Away with Homeopathy!
170. Homeopathy for Hyperthyroidism with Renal Disease

Deborah L. Marshall, BM/DVM

177. Upper Body Lameness: Key Concepts of Upper Body Lameness in the Horse Symmetry and the Forequarters
183. Upper Body Lameness: Balance and the Hindquarters
190. Upper Body Lameness: The Evaluation and Treatment of Upper Body Lameness in the Horse

Nancy L. Martin, BS, MS, DVM

197. The Use of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) to Treat Infectious Disease in Horses and Livestock: When Herbal Medications May be Your Best Choice
209. The Lymphatic System and TCM
213. Plant Medicine Powerhouses
220. Residue Avoidance Concerns Regarding the Use of Antimicrobial Herbal Formulations in Livestock


231. Manual Therapy: Make Joints Feel and Move Better
240. Manual Therapy Lab
250. Taking the Musculoskeletal Exam to a Whole New Level

Deborah Mitchell, DVM, MS

255. Introduction to Herbal Medicine
263. Introduction to Veterinary Acupuncture
270. Integrating Holistic Medicine into Practice

Ann-Margaret Morgan, DVM and Patricia Kane, PhD

277. Clinical Epigenetics and Phospholipid Therapy
280. Bioactive Lipids to Address the Brain on Fire
284. Phospholipids and Fertility

Ronald J. Riegel, DVM

286. Infrared Thermal Imaging in Veterinary Practice
289. The Use of Infrared Thermography in an Integrated Companion Animal Practice
292. The Use of Infrared Thermal Imaging in Equine Practice

Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC

295. Forelimb Asymmetries in the Equine Athlete
300. Rear Limb Asymmetries in the Equine Athlete
304. Functional Neuroanatomy in Equine Back Pain
308. Introduction to Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy
315. Basics for a Complete Neurological Examination
320. How to Approach Patients with IPS and MSI

Barrie Sands, DVM, CVA

324. The Mem-Brain: Bystander or Initiator
331. Human – Animal Bonds: How are We Affecting Each Other?

Allen M. Schoen, DVM, MS, CVA, PhD (hon)

338. Creating a 21ST Century Integrative Veterinary Practice Based on 40 Years of Practice, Research, and Academic Experience: From Neuroscience to Quantum Physics
346. Introduction to the Conscious Animal Lovers Movement (CALM©): Integrating CALM© to Co-Create a More Expansive Approach to Veterinary Medicine
351. CALM© Pillar 1: Heart Coherence
356. CALM© Pillar 2: Mind Body Medicine (MBM)
365. CALM© Pillar 4: Quantum Physics and The Unified Field Theory© Potential Future IVP Practice Options: Quantum IVP Practices

Suzan Seelye, DVM

374. Equine Tui-na Lab 381. Canine/Feline Tui-na Lab
387. Chinese Tui-Na – A Manual Therapy

Susan Orbovich Wagner, DVM, MS, ACVIM (Neurology)

392. The Energy of Life: Our Quantum Connection
398. Energy Medicine Techniques for Pets & Vets
402. Animals as Mirrors for Dis-Ease
406. The Connection Between the Endocannabinoid and Nervous Systems
411. The Endocannabinoid and Gastrointestinal Systems: A Critical Alliance
415. The Importance of the Endocannabinoid System for Treating Pain

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