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Integrative pet care

One of the first things we discuss is diet. There are a number of ways a diet adjustment can improve skin health and reduce inflammation and allergies.

When I tell my friends I work in integrative veterinary practice, many don’t understand what that means. The example I use is a relatively common one: how I treat a dog with itchy skin using an integrative approach.

I describe integrative practice as being like the best of both worlds — though that may be too simple. Western conventional medicine may also include nutrition and nutraceuticals as

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