Holistic Vets ®

Covering a broad range of topics about natural preventive wellness care and , integrative treatments for dogs and cats, with Tracie Hotchner and co-hosted by holistic house call veterinarian Dr. Patrick Mahaney in West Hollywood, California.

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


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

February 23, 2015 • 1 hour 2 minutes

February 23, 2015 12:50 pm • 31 minutesHolistic 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. […]

Holistic Vets #3038 (02-02-2015)

February 2, 2015 • 1 hour 2 minutes

February 2, 2015 12:18 pm • 35 minutesHolistic 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 […]

Holistic Vets #3039 (01-12-2015)

January 12, 2015 • 1 hour 2 minutes

January 12, 2015 11:33 am • 38 minutesHolistic Vets (01-12-2015) #3039: Holistic vet Dr. Judy Morgan, who has degrees in acupuncture and chiropractic,  joins the show as alternating co-host.  She has two holistic veterinary clinics in Southern New Jersey and shares wisdom from her book From Needles to Natural: Learning Holistic Pet Healing including food […]

Holistic Vets #3037 (12-08-2014)

December 7, 2014 • 1 hour 2 minutes

December 7, 2014 12:19 pm • 30 minutesHolistic Vets (12-08-2014) #3037: Dr. Patrick talks about coming to the Radio Pet Lady Network Dog Film Festival next October in New York City and joining the panel discussion on “Early Detection of Cancer Can Save Your Dog’s Life” sponsored by VCA Hospitals with “Dr. Sue the Pet […]

Holistic Vets #3035 (11-10-2014)

November 10, 2014 • 1 hour 2 minutes

November 10, 2014 2:35 pm • 35 minutesHolistic Vets (11-10-2014) #3035: Dr. Barbara Royal discusses cat wellness, including surprising tips like how buttering a cat’s legs can be a useful tool, and how to get ideas for enriching your space for your cat’s enjoyment with simple available building materials. MP3 Audio [16 MB]DownloadShow URL

Holistic Vets #3034 (9-22-2014)

September 22, 2014 • 1 hour 2 minutes

September 22, 2014 1:38 pm • 31 minutesHolistic Vets (9-22-2014) #3034: Dr. Barbara Royal gives tips about de-stressing pets and storm and travel anxiety — especially when it starts in older dogs and you can try estrogen [DES] — using a yoga mat on the back seat of the car, neutralizing static electricity by rubbing […]

Holistic Vets #3033 (9/15/2014)

September 16, 2014 • 1 hour 2 minutes

September 16, 2014 12:04 pm • 34 minutesHolistic Vets (9-15-2014) #3033: Dr. Patrick talks about ACTIVPHY, that has done wonders for Tracie’s old pooch Jazzy, both her mobility and her mood. Patrick explains how this new joint supplement works, using a revolutionary new ingredient: blue-green algae.   ACTIVPHY is a sponsor on Radio Pet Lady […]

Holistic Vets #3031 (8-04-2014)

August 5, 2014 • 1 hour 2 minutes

August 5, 2014 2:13 pm • 32 minutesHolistic Vets (8-04-2014) #3031: Barbara talks about a gravely ill pet like Tracie’s dog Teddy was, and the challenges of End-of-Life decision-making. How to know if there is hope in the room? And how to approach grieving. MP3 Audio [15 MB]DownloadShow URL

Holistic Vets #3032 (6-30-2014)

June 30, 2014 • 1 hour 2 minutes

June 30, 2014 9:15 am • 34 minutesHolistic Vets (6-30-2014) #3032: Dr. Patrick discusses what to feed your dog during cancer or illness, as he has had to do with his own Welsh Terrier Cardiff, who had surgery and then chemotherapy for his cancer recently. MP3 Audio [16 MB]DownloadShow URL

Holistic Vets #3028 (6-02-2014)

June 3, 2014 • 1 hour 2 minutes

June 3, 2014 9:20 am • 28 minutesHolistic Vets (6-02-2014) #3028: The Bunny Show with Dr. Barbara Royal, who explains what fine pets they make for vegetarians and vegan owners — and she and Tracie compare notes on the pet bunnies they have both had in their lives; Dr. Barbara discusses the challenge of doing […]