Holistic Vets ®

Covering a broad range of topics about natural preventive wellness care – including nutrition and supplements – and integrative treatments like acupuncture, chiropractic and laser therapy for dogs and cats. Co-hosted by holistic house call veterinarian Dr. Patrick Mahaney in West Hollywood, California and Dr. Judy Morgan with two holistic care clinics in Southern New Jersey [http://claytonvetnj.com/].

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner, Dr. Judy Morgan, Dr. Patrick Mahaney

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Chronic Ear Problems

September 21, 2015

Holistic Vets (09-21-2015) #3046: Patrick talks about chronic ear problems and what they learned in vet school: “dilution is the solution to pollution!” Frequent ear rinsing and flushing being the operative phrase. Tracie tells Dr. Patrick about Halo’s Herbal Ear Wash. Here’s a recent blog he wrote about ear problems: http://www.thehonestkitchen.com/blog/vet-tips-to-recognize-and-treat-pet-ear-problems/ MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow […]

Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

August 24, 2015

Holistic Vets (08-24-2015) #3047: Dr Judy talks about seasonal allergies — how to prevent and deal with them. She loves the SPOT Platinum allergy testing and oral serum (like Tracie’s previously-itchy dog, Maisie, takes every day to stop her itching). Dr. Judy suggests clipping “poodle feet” on all dogs with hairy paws — shaving all […]

Celebs with Pets Not Above Law

July 28, 2015

Holistic Vets (07-27-2015) #3049: Celebrities are not above the law — or common sense! Dr. Patrick talks about how Johnny Depp and Amber Heard tried to take their Yorkies into Australia (a country serious about rabies) without proper health certificates and the pooches were promptly booted out of the country; and how Justin Bieber was […]

All About Tellington Touch

June 30, 2015

Holistic Vets (06-29-2015) #3045: Kim St. Claire is a certified Tellington Touch (Ttouch) practitioner, of which there are only 3000 in their own guild, which is very strong in Europe. “Lighten up and slow down” is the message our dogs often give us, and it is a good rule of thumb for practicing this very […]

Overuses: Steroids, Antibiotics, etc.

June 1, 2015

Holistic Vets (06-01-2015) #3044: Dr. Judy Morgan points a finger at vets who wantonly use steroids, antibiotics and vaccines — all of which are generally used by vets without factoring in risks and side effects because they can wreak havoc on the immune system, cause high blood pressure, aggression, glaucoma, blood clots and liver failure […]

Holistic Care of the Cancer Patient

May 4, 2015

Holistic Vets (05-04-2015) #3043: Dr. Patrick discusses holistic care of the cancer patient — during radiation, chemo or surgery — which was needed for his own dog Cardiff, who is a cancer survivor. Dr. Patrick recommends digestive tract supportive supplements like RX Vitamins for Pets Nutrigest, Apocaps (and Ever-pup, which Cardiff takes once in remission). […]

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

March 30, 2015

Holistic Vets (03-30-2015) #3041: Dr Judy talks about her favorite breed (she has a houseful of them!), the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Rescue, and her passionate mission which is helping to place them in good homes through LuckyStarCavalierRescue.org. MP3 Audio [17 MB]DownloadShow URL

Holistic Vets #3040 (03-02-2015): The Three Pillars of Health

March 3, 2015

Holistic Vets (03-02-2015) #3040: Guest co-host Dr Karen Becker, chief vet for Mercola Healthy Pets, discusses what she calls the “three pillars of health” and the value of giving your pets digestive enzymes, probiotics and omega-3 fatty acids as solutions and prevention of problems. MP3 Audio [17 MB]DownloadShow URL

Holistic Vets #3036 (02-23-2015): Need for probiotics in pets’ digestive system

February 23, 2015

Holistic Vets (02-23-2015) #3036: Dr. Patrick talks about the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association conference and how to find a holistic vet by going to AHVMA.org. He also talks about how taking antibiotics kills friendly bacteria in our pets’ digestive systems and how adding probiotics reverses the damage. MP3 Audio [15 MB]DownloadShow URL

Holistic Vets #3038 (02-02-2015)

February 2, 2015

Holistic Vets (02-02-2015) #3038: Dr. Graham Burton is a research chemist who worked 19 years at the National Research Council of Canada and is internationally known for his vitamin E research. He talks about the oxidized beta-carotene technology he developed that is the basis for the immune system supplement VIVAMUNE that helps the body to […]