Links & Resources

We are believers and supporters of holistic, integrative care for our Akitas.  The Bay Area has a vast supply of resources to support natural and holistic care.  Below are links to local specialty veterinary clinics, veterinary institutes, holistic veterinarians, veterinary chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, rehabilitation centers, compassionate end of life services, trainers, and local holistic pet stores. 

Please support our local businesses who strive to provide the best quality care, healthy nutrition, and quality of life services and products for our animals.

Veterinary Institutes, Specialty Clinics, Holistic and Integrative Medicine
UC Davis Veterinary Medicine
Integrative Veterinary Center - Sacramento
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association                                                    

Veterinary Institute of Integrative Medicine
Find a Holistic Veterinarian
Integrative & Holistic Veterinarians in Northern California and surrounding Bay Area
Cheryl Schwartz
Anne Reed, Richmond
Jenny Taylor, Kirsten Williams, Oakland
Karen Rettig, Lafayette
Stephanie Chalmers, Santa Rosa
Lisa Pesch, Rohnert Park
Rachael Feigenbaum, San Francisco - House Calls
San Francisco

Animal Chiropractors by referral
Betsy Carpenter, Oakland/San Francisco
Deb Sell, Central California
Margaret Holiday, Marin County


Canine Rehabilitation 
Walnut Creek


VEG (Veterinary Emergency Group) - San Ramon

SAGE - Concord & Dublin
Bishop  Ranch Veterinary Center and Urgent Care – San Ramon
Hospice care/ compassionate in home euthanasia- Bay Area and Tri-Valley

Dr. Cheryl Ramos, Pets Eternal Rest, WalnutCreek

Vanessa Wensing, Tri-Valley, Bay Area

San Francisco, Bay Area, Marin County

Dog Trainers
Sirius Puppy Training
Sandi Thompson, East Bay
Holistic and Healthy Pet Stores

PetFood Express                                                     
San Francisco

Whole Dog Journal

The contents of this website are not intended as a substitute for professional veterinary care. This information is not to be used for medical diagnosis and treatment.  It is recommended that animals be taken to a licensed veterinarian for any ailment they have.


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