Ancient Art to Modern Medicine
Book Review by the Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA)
A trusted reference, Veterinary Acupuncture traces the evolution of acupuncture and details it’s applications in modern veterinary practice. It includes the latest research, laws of point selection, the longitudinal muscle-channel system, equine biomechanics, and veterinary manipulative therapies.
Dr. Schoen, D.V.M., M.S. is uniquely qualified to edit a book about veterinary acupuncture. He is a graduate of Cornell College University of Veterinary Medicine and received a Master’s degree in neurophysiology and behavior from the University of Illinois. He is certified in veterinary acupuncture by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) and in veterinary chiropractic by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. He established the department acupuncure at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 1982.
He has been teaching and practicing both equine and small animal acupuncture since 1981 and currently has an equine and small animal acupuncture and natural therapy referral practice. He also received advanced training in Chinese herbal medicine and homeopathy.
Dr. Schoen has lectured at veterinary schools throughout the United States, and the world. He is an affiliate faculty member at Colorado State, University College of Veterinary Medicine and is on the faculty at the Chi Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has published numerous articles on veterinary acupuncture and coedited another professional reference, Complimentary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine: Principles and Practice, published by Mosby. He cowrote Love , Miracles and Animal Healing, published by Simon and Schuster. His latest publication is Kindred Spirits: How the remarkable bond between Humans and animals can change the way we live. Published by Broadway / Doubleday Books.
Continuing our theme and muse of heart connections this month, a friend shared with me this powerful video talk from the cutting edge conferences of