2023 Conference Proceedings

Publication date: 2023

Table of Contents

Susan Albright, DVM

1. Essential Oils- Integrating an Ancient Modality
6. Integrating an Ancient Modality- Part 2
11. CATastrophe…….or not?
20. Essential Oil Use Alongside Pharmaceuticals
27. Using Essential Oils to Enhance Other Modalities
30. EO Case Studies with Dogs, Cats, Horses

Mona Boudreaux, DVM, CVA, CVH, MMQ

39. Utilizing Stones to Help with Challenges in Life
46. LAB: Stones to Help with Challenges in Life

Anne Carlson

51. Insects as a Protein Source for Companion Animals
58. Nutritional Benefits of Insect Protein
70. Sustainability of Insect Protein

John K Chen, Pharm.D.,O.M.D.,L.Ac.

78. Treatment of Allergy and Autoimmune Disease (TCM) 1- 4

Delores T Craig, DVM, CVA, CVCH, FAAVA

124. What is Five Element Medicine?
130. Five Element Needling Techniques Parts 1 & 2
138. TCM Approach to Edema
144. Seizures: TCM Physiology, Patterns, and Treatment

Barbara Fougere, BSc BVMS (hons) MHScBCMed

150. Phytotherapy for Dental Disease
159. Phytotherapy for Ophthalmology
166. Senior Nutraceuticals and Herbs

Janet Gordon Palm, BS, DVM

174. Universal Body language 101: Tips to Excel! and Translating Body Language to Partnership
180. Integrating Play into the Workday
184. Can Corporate and Holistic Medicine Coexist?

Trina Hazzah, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), CVCH

190. A Tour of the Cannabis Plant: What’s Inside?
195. Clinical Application of Cannabis in Small Animals
201. The Use of Cannabis in Oncology

Erin Holder, DVM, CVA, CVFT, CVCH

207. Quantum Healing: A Look at Energetic Medicine 
212. Novel Uses of Ozone Therapy
215. Understanding and Treating Metabolic Syndrome
221. Integrative Medicine in Avian and Exotic Patients

Katie B. Kangas, DVM, CVA (& CVCP)

226. Leaky Gut. The Root of Chronic Inflammation?
232. Digestion is a Comprehensive Job
239. Chronic Stress & Anxiety; the Role of the HPA Axis

Doug Knueven, DVM, CVA, CVC, CVCH

244. Introduction to Veterinary Chiropractic
250. Introduction to Raw Feeding

Kären Marsden, BA, DVM, CVA

258. Success with Alopecia X and Myositis
263. Resolving Anxiety and Stress with Adaptogens
266. Multi-Modal Approaches to Heart, Liver and Kidneys

Steve Marsden, DVM, ND MSOM Lac Dipl.CH

273. Four on the Floor: Getting Disc Dogs Walking Again
278. Treating Acute CNS Inflammation
284. The Great Wall: Chinese Medicine Tackles Leaky Gut
295. Pulse Diagnosis Lab


303. Laser How To: Best Effects When Treating Joints
308. Exercise: Improve Lifespan & Health Span Of Old Dogs
312. Joint Mobilizations of the Spine
316. Joint Mobilizations of the Spine Lab
324. KEYNOTE: NeuroDiversity in a NeuroTypical World

Lisa Melling, DVM

329. Introduction to Homeopathy
334. Adding Homeopathy to Your Practice
339. Homeopathic Prescribing for Acute Illness

David Jared Mitchell, DVM, CVMA, CVA, CVFT

345. Integrative Veterinary Medicine: An Introduction
350. Introduction to Laser Therapy Basics
356. Intro to Veterinary Acupuncture
362. Understanding the Principles of TCVM

Judy Morgan, DVM, CVCP, CVA, CVFT

368. The Basics of TCVM Food Therapy
374. Basic Properties of Food Beyond Yin & Yang
380. Homemade Diets for Specific Disease Problems
385. Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins, Carbs, and Fats: How Do I Know What to Use for Balance?
391. Feeding for TCVM personalities Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, Wood

Evelyn Orenbuch, DVM, DACSMR, CAVCA, CCRT

397. Intro to VSRM: Veterinary Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
401. Wobble to Walk: Tips & Tricks for the Neurologic Patient
406. 14 is the New 12: Keeping the Older, Arthritic Patient Young and Mobile

Heather Oxford, DVM, MPH, CVA, CCRT, ABAAHP

409. Age as a Disease Model: the Hallmarks of Aging
416. Is Age Reversible…or Preventable?
422. Anti-Aging Medicine: The Fountain of Youth?

Ronald J. Riegel, DVM

429. Veterinary Infrared Thermal Imaging; A New Paradigm
432. Imaging the patient/hands-on experience- LAB
434. Hands-on Photobiomodulation Treatment Technique- LAB

Robin Saar, RVT, VTS (Nutrition)

437.The Link between Bile Acids & the Gut Microbiome
440. How Looking Inside May Show A Problem Outside
445. Gut Dysbiosis Pain & Neurological Symptoms

Barrie Sands, DVM, CVA, HMCT

449. Forum Hosted by the COE- Intentional Healing – The Art of Change
450. Quantum Biology Ancient Wisdom to New Frontiers 1
457. Quantum Biology Ancient Wisdom to New Frontiers 2
464. LAB Quantum Biology- New Frontier of MBS

Robert J. Silver, DVM, MS

467. The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms
480. A Review of the Published Studies of Mushrooms
491. Medicinal Mushroom Veterinary Materia Medica

Odette Suter, DVM, CVA, CVSMT, COT, MA

510. The Awe-Inspiring Microbiome – Latest Discoveries
516. The Struggling Biome – Pathogenesis & Diagnostics
523. MBRT in Practice

Michelle Tilghman, DVM, CVA, CCRP

530. Trigger Points
535. Working through Neurological Diagnostic Puzzles
544. The TCVM Approach to Geriatric Animal Care
549. Canine TCC: Diagnosis and Management

Shelby Watson, BS, DVM, CVA, CVFT

556. Blood Deficiency: The Missing Piece in K9 Rehab
562. CCL Injuries in Dogs: The Integrative Approach
568. BPC 157: Healing on the Horizon

Laura Weis, DVM, CVH

574. Homeopathy Before, During and After Surgery
579. Homeopathy for Hospice
584. Homeopathy for Acute Gastrointestinal Disease

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