Holistic Vets™

This show focuses on a broad range of topics about natural wellness care – including nutrition, herbal treatments and supplements, along with acupuncture and chiropractic –  as part of an integrative approach to animal health, along with traditional veterinary treatments to prevent and treat conditions in dogs and cats.

Co-hosted by Tracie Hotchner and a variety of members of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association.

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner


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Current Hemangiosarcoma Research

November 7, 2017

Holistic Vets (11-06-2017) #3068: Dr. Nancy Scanlan is a holistic practitioner certified in acupuncture, herbal therapy,and triggerpoint therapy. After 16 years as the only holistic vet in a 7-veterinarian practice, she retired to become Executive Director of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association and is currently executive director of American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation, which […]

Value of Supplements for Aging Dogs

September 5, 2017

Holistic Vets (09-04-2017) #3067: Introducing Dr Nancy Scanlan, Executive Director of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation, with advice about the value of supplements for dogs as they age, from high quality companies like Thorne Research. MP3 Audio [11 MB]DownloadShow URL

Handling Sensitive Stomachs

June 5, 2017

Holistic Vets (06-05-2017) #3064: Dr. Patrick discusses digestive issues and ways to handle sensitive stomachs with supplements and probiotics. MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow URL

Determining Cause of Your Pet’s Itchy Skin

April 3, 2017

Holistic Vets (04-03-2017) #3063: Dr Patrick Mahaney talks about the causes of itchy skin —  hypothyroid, Cushings disease, flea bites, and allergies — and the SPOT platinum test your vet can do to find out exactly what your pet is allergic to and create an individualized oral serum to give every day to relieve the […]

Creating a Super Premium Omega-3 Supplement

February 13, 2017

Holistic Vets (02-13-2017) #3066: John Turner discusses the journey from being New Zealand fisherman to living in Japan and running a family business with his sons, creating and selling a super premium omega-3 fatty acid supplement, Moxxor Omega-3, all over the world. MP3 Audio [12 MB]DownloadShow URL

Revolutionary Cancer Center for Dogs

December 5, 2016

Holistic Vets (12-05-2016) #3062: Dr Judy Morgan talks about a revolutionary cancer center for dogs: the Ketopet Sanctuary in Texas north of Austin where they take in dogs with incurable, terminal cancer and give them a good quality of life while studying a cancer therapy that could apply to human cancer based on keto-genic diets […]

Make an Anti-Cancer Diet for Your Pet

November 16, 2016

Holistic Vets (11-14-2016) #3061: Want to create a special anti-cancer diet for your own pet? Dr Judy Morgan describes the individualized anti-cancer diet she created for her own dog and the strange coincidence that giving her dog a pineapple snack led to early discovery of a rare intestinal wall cancer — small cell lymphoma usually […]

Canine Kitchen Capers

August 22, 2016

Holistic Vets (08-22-2016) #3055: Dr. Judy Morgan talks about her book CANINE KITCHEN CAPERS: A HUMOROUS LOOK AT PREPARING FOOD FOR DOGS (& SPOUSES) — and the challenges and satisfactions of making that effort. Tracie was especially intrigued by “rabbit & quinoa stew” for pets with food allergies. MP3 Audio [12 MB]DownloadShow URL

Botanical Pain Management for Pets

July 25, 2016

Holistic Vets (07-25-2016) #3054: Dr. Mike Petty talks about the “botanicals medications for pain” chapter of his book DR. PETTY’S PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR PETS. What plant products have been scientifically proven effective in pets? And which ones may be unsafe to use? MP3 Audio [12 MB]DownloadShow URL

Chinese Medicine Food Energy

June 27, 2016

Holistic Vets (06-27-2016) #3057: Dr. Patrick Mahaney explains the guiding principles behind Chinese medicine food energy. MP3 Audio [11 MB]DownloadShow URL