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Take Control of Your Pet's Health with Dr. Becker

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Welcome, pet parents and pet lovers! If your goal is to create vibrant health for your animals I invite you to tune in to Dr. Becker's podcast. She covers dozens of topics that will equip you to make the best health and wellness choices for your companions. Subscribe now!

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Best of Series - Discovering New Ways of Healing

July 6th, 2022

22:22

Dr. Elizabeth McKinstry used to practice conventional medicine on her patients, but a chance encounter opened up new paths for her. Discover her story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For more information of …

Best of Series - Enjoying the Veterinarian Journey

July 3rd, 2022

18:34

Dr. Kim Henneman has extensive experience treating animals and even volunteered in the Iditarod, which keeps her enthusiastic throughout her career. …

Best of Series - Healing Humans and Animals

June 29th, 2022

15:28

Tammy Brzezniak is a physical therapist who also dedicates her time to rescuing animals. Find out how her occupation goes hand in hand with her rescue work in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For more information …

Integrating a Functional Approach to Healing - Discussion Between Dr. Barbara Royal & Dr. Becker

June 26th, 2022

30:11

Dr. Barbara Royal had many jobs, but she always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. Today, she incorporates many functional approaches to help animals become better. She shares her story in this interview with Dr. …

Best of Series - Starting a Rescue

June 22nd, 2022

11:57

Donna Ezzell is passionate about animals and started rescue organization Carolina Poodle Rescue to improve her surrounding community. Discover her …

Opening Yourself to Other Healing Modalities - Discussion Between Dr. Pema Mallu & Dr. Becker

June 19th, 2022

17:37

Early on in Dr. Pema's career, she became exposed to alternative healing methods that later defined her practice. She shares her story here with Dr. …

Best of Series - Following Your Calling

June 15th, 2022

16:08

Dr. Michelle Simoes comes from a family of doctors, so it was natural of her to follow this path. Only this time, she chose to treat animals instead …

Starting an Animal Shelter in Your Community - Discussion Between Keith Benning & Dr. Becker

June 12th, 2022

21:04

When Keith Benning arrived in North Dakota, there was no animal shelter in his community. He addressed this problem by starting one of his own, and …

Best of Series - Discovering Homeopathy

June 8th, 2022

24:22

Dr. Peter Dobias is a veterinarian with a passion for homeopathy. Discover how he discovered this approach and how it may benefit your pet in this …

Saving Senior Dogs - Discussion Between Wendy Johnson & Dr. Becker

June 5th, 2022

7:58

Caring for senior animals can be a challenging, but immensely rewarding experience. Here's how Wendy Johnson started her path on this type of rescue. …

Best of Series - Raising Animal Awareness in Lebanon

June 1st, 2022

20:58

Dr. Myra Tabet is a veterinarian in Lebanon with a strong passion for helping animals in her community. Discover her story in this interview with Dr. …

Finding Your Veterinary Niche - Discussion Between Dr. Erica Dickie & Dr. Becker

May 29th, 2022

16:19

When Dr. Erica Dickie first started her veterinary journey, she travelled a lot to find her specialty. Now, she's at home in providing palliative care to animals. Listen to her journey in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Best of Series - Being Open to New Modalities

May 25th, 2022

17:59

Dr. Nicole Sheehan started pretty late as a veterinarian, but has quickly found her specialty. Discover her journey in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Rescuing and Improving Reputation of Cats - Discussion Between Pam Lookabill & Dr. Becker

May 22nd, 2022

14:05

Pam Lookabill has been rescuing and fostering cats, as well as helping improve its reputation in her local community for more than two decades. …

Best of Series - Following Your Passion for Animals

May 18th, 2022

19:14

In this best of episode Dr. Becker interviews Jennifer Harmel. Jennifer is an equine therapist, but she was actually in a different line of work many …

Exploring New Healing Modalities - Discussion Between Dr. Henry Stephenson & Dr. Becker

May 15th, 2022

21:47

Early on during Dr. Stephenson's veterinary career, he found that his skills were lacking. He decided to open himself up to alternative healing approaches and found better satisfaction in his practice. For more …

Best of Series - Reducing the Burden of Pet Parents

May 11th, 2022

30:52

Nancy Martin runs a pet food bank and knows the impact pet food has on a family's budget. Learn how she helps pet parents through her amazing …

Rehabilitating Wildlife the Community - Discussion Between Hope Swinimer & Dr. Becker

May 8th, 2022

11:28

Hope Swinimer runs the Hope for Wildlife rescue, which focuses on rehabilitating wildlife animals throughout Nova Scotia, Canada. For more information go to Rehabilitating Wildlife the Community With Hope Swinimer - …

Best of Series - Rescuing Pugs

May 4th, 2022

10:58

Kristine Lovelady runs a rescue organization that focuses on pugs. Discover how her story came to be in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For …

Sheltering Pregnant and Nursing Dogs - Discussion Between Jeanne Strack & Dr. Becker

May 1st, 2022

16:37

Jeanne Strack realized that pregnant and nursing dogs weren't getting enough attention in shelters and decided to create a program around it. Listen to her story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For more …

Best of Series - Following Your Passion for Animals

April 27th, 2022

21:20

Eva Servais originally wanted to become a veterinarian, but her parents did not let her. Still, that didn't stop Eva from working with animals in a different capacity. Discover her journey in this interview with Dr. …

Giving Dalmatians a Second Chance at Life - Discussion Between Pati Dane & Dr. Becker

April 24th, 2022

9:39

Pati Dane's organization rescues Dalmatians, as well as educating pet owners about responsibly caring for this breed. Listen to her story in this …

Best of Series - Rescuing Rat Terriers

April 20th, 2022

14:55

Wendy Bradley has an affinity for rat terriers and has a rescue organization specific for this breed. Moreover, the organization she belongs with rescues other dogs whenever they can. Discover her story in this …

Taking Decisive Action - Discussion Between Nancy Schneiter & Dr. Becker

April 17th, 2022

15:42

Nancy Schneiter currently runs a TNR (trap/neuter/return) program with the intent of helping their local animal community. Here's how she got her …

Best of Series - Transitioning to a Holistic Practice

April 13th, 2022

14:37

Dr. Neely North originally started out with conventional veterinarian medicine. However, her experiences changed her mindset, and now uses holistic …

Understanding Animal Communication - Discussion Between Tim Link & Dr. Becker

April 10th, 2022

20:52

Tim Link utilizes his talents to provide various services to his clients, such as consultation and helping find lost animals. He recounts how he …

Best of Series - Overcoming Setbacks and Finding Purpose

April 6th, 2022

18:56

Bobby Humphreys turned to the loving company of dogs when he went through hard times. Learn how he channeled his pain into something positive in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. 

Rehabilitating Both Dogs and Inmates - Discussion Between Catherine Laria & Dr. Becker

April 3rd, 2022

15:12

Catherine Laria runs Paws in Prison, a program wherein women inmates train and prepare dogs for adoption, resulting in a positive change for both …

Best of Series - The Joy of Opening Your Own Practice

March 30th, 2022

12:12

Dr. Lisa Confessore has worked as an associate veterinarian for a long time. Finally, she mustered up the courage to open her own practice. Discover her journey in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For more …

Different Ways to Grieve for Your Pet - Discussion Between Carol Bryant & Dr. Becker

March 27th, 2022

43:39

In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, Carol Bryant offers pet parents different strategies on how they can honor their pets once they pass on. For …

Eliminating Apprehensions in Pet Grief - Discussion Between Ann Beyke & Dr. Becker

March 26th, 2022

35:35

In this interview, Ann Beyke provides useful tips on how pet parents can grieve better for their recently deceased pets. For more information go to

Creating a Safe Space to Manage Grief - Discussion Between Cole James & Dr. Becker

March 25th, 2022

46:14

Cole James is the Executive Director of the Grief Recovery Institute. In this interview, he shares how he went down this path and provides useful …

Navigating the Loss of a Pet - Discussion Between Colleen Rolland & Dr. Becker

March 24th, 2022

46:38

Colleen Rolland is a pet grief specialist for the Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement. She talks about important topics, as well as how the …

Educating Pet Parents on Loss - Discussion Between Moira Allen & Dr. Karen Becker

March 23rd, 2022

52:20

Moira Allen has been educating pet parents and providing resources on how to deal with loss for decades now. Learn how she started on this path in …

Dispelling Myths About Euthanasia - Discussion Between Dr. Dani McVety & Dr. Becker

March 22nd, 2022

43:45

Dr. Dani McVety is the CEO of Lap of Love, a veterinary hospice that provides in-home euthanasia services. Discover how she started this service in …

Helping Pet Parents Navigate Anticipatory Grief - Discussion Between Nancy Gordon & Dr. Becker

March 21st, 2022

47:13

Nancy Gordon is a full-time grief counseling expert for pet parents. She shares insightful information on how pet parents can grieve properly for …

Best of Series - Canine Testosterone Replacement

March 16th, 2022

28:23

Dr. David Bieber has a unique practice that involves testosterone replacement therapy in dogs. Find out how he fell into this niche practice in this …

Expanding Your Veterinary Toolbox - Discussion Between Dr. David MacDonald & Dr. Becker

March 13th, 2022

14:16

Dr. David MacDonald started out as a conventional veterinarian but eventually discovered new ways of treating patients in an integrative perspective. Listen to his journey here in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. …

Best of Series - The Importance of Diverse Healing Modalities

March 9th, 2022

34:23

Dr. Barrie Sands is a conventionally trained veterinarian, but does not shy away from other modes of healing to help her patients. Learn her incredible journey in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For more …

Finding Passion Through the Process - Discussion Between Dr. Carol Falck & Dr. Becker

March 6th, 2022

14:09

Dr. Carol Falck didn't originally start as a veterinarian like most veterinarians did. Here's how she discovered her passion for treating animals. …

Best of Series - Keeping an Open Mind

March 2nd, 2022

18:11

Dr. Allison Bartel heals animals of all kinds, but does not shy away from alternative modalities. While traditionally trained, she is open to new …

Best of Series- Transcending Borders

February 27th, 2022

13:31

Dr. Andrés Tello has been treating animals in both sides of the border in his veterinary practice. Discover his inspiring story to becoming a veterinarian in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Best of Series- Using Nature to Heal You and Your Pet

February 23rd, 2022

17:06

Ever since Amanda discovered what alternative healing methods did for her health, she proceeded to learn and apply it to her health. Discover her …

Giving Senior Dogs Another Chance - Discussion Between Angela Balcom & Dr. Karen Becker

February 20th, 2022

9:34

Ever since adopting her first senior dog, Angela Balcom has continued her passion of caring for other elderly dogs and giving them a new chance at …

Best of Series- Spreading Awareness in Avian Nutrition

February 16th, 2022

25:31

Leslie Moran has been doing a lot of great work regarding avian nutrition. Discover her story on how she fell in love with this species in this …

Educating Communities on TNR Programs Discussion Between Pat Peter & Dr. Becker

February 13th, 2022

22:15

Pat Peters educates counties on the importance of TNR animal programs to keep the population controlled. Learn how he started his work in this …

Best of Series- Raising Awareness of Raw Feeding for Cats

February 9th, 2022

17:15

Laura Di Ciano is the owner of Raw Meow, a company that makes raw food diets for cats. In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, Laura shares her …

Providing Pet Care for Those Who Cannot- Discussion Between Genevieve Frederick & Dr. Becker

February 6th, 2022

18:01

Genevieve Frederick runs Feeding Pets of the Homeless, an organization that helps provides care for pets owned by homeless people. Discover her story …

Best of Series- Transitioning From Traditional to Functional Medicine

February 2nd, 2022

16:35

Dr. Robert Gaston was practicing conventionally during his early career as a veterinarian. Along the way, he experienced several challenges that …

Doing Small Things to Make a Big Difference- Discussion Beween Ariel Gunn & Dr. Becker

January 30th, 2022

19:45

Ariel Gunn takes care of plenty of cats in her neighborhood and is very passionate about in caring for them. Discover how she grew up to love cats in …

Best of Series- Combining Conventional and Holistic Therapies

January 26th, 2022

10:10

In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, Dr. Jenna Lenarz shares her story on how she became a veterinarian and her experiences that molded her into …

The Importance of Proper Feline Nutrition Discussion Between Dr. Fern B. Slack & Dr. Karen Becker

January 23rd, 2022

30:33

Dr. Fern B. Slack is a veterinarian with an extensive knowledge in caring for cats. Discover her expertise and amazing insight in this interview with …

Best of Series- Setting Up a Farm Animal Sanctuary

January 19th, 2022

18:06

Dr. Faith Albright created One Living Sanctuary to provide a safe haven for abused and neglected farm animals. Hear her inspiring story in this …

Cat Extravaganza Week- Understanding Cat Emotions

January 16th, 2022

42:31

In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, the Carole Wilbourn, also known as the Cat Therapist, talks about the importance of improving communication …

Cat Extravaganza Week-Raising Awareness of FIP

January 15th, 2022

46:20

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Peter Cohen of Zen by Cat, an organization created to raise awareness and research funds for Feline Infectious …

Cat Extravaganza Week- Managing Stress for Your Cat

January 14th, 2022

48:42

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Jae Kennedy and Adrienne Lefebvre on how you can manage stress levels for your cat, including diet and the environment. …

Cat Extravaganza Week- Managing Common Cat Behavior Problems

January 13th, 2022

52:26

Rita Reimers and Linda Hall from Cat Behavior Alliance make a special appearance on today's Cat Extravaganza Week interview. They'll be discussing the do's and don'ts of common cat behavior problems. For more …

Cat Extravaganza Week- Helping Cats Get Along

January 12th, 2022

49:14

Pam Johnson-Bennett is an expert in helping multi-cat households get along peacefully. Discover her amazing insight in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Cat Extravaganza Week- Setting Up the Best Home for Your Cat

January 11th, 2022

34:26

In this interview for Cat Extravaganza Week, Dr. Karen Becker interviews Alice Chau Ginguene on how to create the best home to keep your cat engaged …

Cat Extravaganza Week- Understanding Cat Behavior

January 10th, 2022

43:31

Marilyn Krieger is an expert when it comes to understanding how cats behave. Learn incredible lessons from her in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Giving German Shepherds a New Life- Discussion Between Dawn Mimnaugh & Dr. Karen Becker

January 9th, 2022

19:01

Dawn Mimnaugh runs Woody’s Place Senior German Shepherd Sanctuary. Discover how she developed an affinity for the breed in this interview with Dr. …

Best of Series- Rescuing Golden Retrievers

January 5th, 2022

18:33

Jessie Pickard has been rescuing golden retrievers for a long time now with her organization. Check out her story in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Best of Series- Expanding Your Natural Healing Methods

January 2nd, 2022

19:19

Animal Game Changer nominee Dr. Laurel Davis shares her journey on how she became a veterinarian and how she picked up new skills along the way. For …

Best of Series- Making Your Own Decisions in Your Private Practice

December 29th, 2021

20:50

In this interview with Dr. Becker, Dr. John Robb espouses the benefits of making your own decisions and having freedom with a private practice. For …

Best of Series- Growing Your Own Practice

December 26th, 2021

9:12

Since Dr. Danielle Rowe started her own practice five years ago, she has continuously grown along the way. Learn what makes her get up in the morning …

Best of Series- Filling in the Gaps in Veterinary Modality

December 22nd, 2021

15:32

Dr. Christin Finn uses a variety of modalities to help improve the mobility of her patients. Learn how her journey helped her become the veterinary …

Discovering Alternative Healing Methods Discussion Between Dr. John Fudens & Dr. Becker

December 19th, 2021

24:52

Dr. John Fudens has developed a passion for alternative healing methods for animals for several decades now. In this interview with Dr. Becker, he shares his long career and the bumps he faced along the way. For more …

Best of Series- Transitioning Into Mobile Practice

December 15th, 2021

11:43

Dr. Brian Gray has worked in many practices in the past, and now has ventured into his own path. In this interview, he shares his story with Dr. …

Rescuing Animals Discussion Between Sara Penhallegon & Dr. Becker

December 12th, 2021

17:50

Sara Penhallegon runs Center Valley Animal Rescue, which takes care of different animals, both large and small. Learn how she got her start in animal rescue in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For more information:

Best of Series- Using Energy as a Veterinary Healing Modality

December 8th, 2021

26:14

Dr. Anja Kordon uses a unique healing modality to treat her patients in her veterinary practice. Learn more on how it works in this interview with …

Spreading the Goodness of Nutrition Discussion Between Dr. Matthew Muir & Dr. Becker

December 5th, 2021

26:55

Dr. Matthew Muir is a veterinarian who has worked in the U.K. and Australia, and is particularly passionate about animal nutrition. Discover his …

Best of Series- Rescuing Fawn

December 1st, 2021

17:35

In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, interior designer Diane Nicholas started Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue when she realized the impact her …

Game Changer Series- Providing Quality Aftercare Service

November 28th, 2021

23:42

Dr. Christie Cornelius and her team provides private services for animals nearing their end of life. Learn how she started her business in this …

Best of Series- Breaking Down Barriers

November 24th, 2021

16:15

In this interview with Dr. Becker, Dr. Bettye Hooley shares her insights on the challenges of being a veterinarian and her subsequent retirement from …

Preaching the Importance of Avian Nutrition With Dr. Jason Crean

November 21st, 2021

32:53

Dr. Jason Crean is a professor teaching biology with a specialization in animal nutrition. Discover how he landed in this opportunity to promote …

Best of Series- Growing Your Animal Rescue Program

November 17th, 2021

12:09

Nana Doodle started out with a small program that matched dogs with people. Somewhere down the line, she realized that doodles needed homes as well, …

Game Changer Series- Rescuing Dogs From Puppy Mills

November 14th, 2021

25:25

Theresa Strader has been rescuing dogs from puppy mills for more than a decade now with her organization National Mill Dog Rescue. Find out how she got started in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. For more …

Best of Series- Finding Your Passion for Rescuing

November 10th, 2021

13:52

In this best of series episode, rescuing animals is a passion that any person can develop, even the elderly. Listen to the story of Marilyn Suss and …

Helping Patients Through Radiation Therapy Discussion Between Dr. Becker & Dr. Alison Williams

November 7th, 2021

17:08

Dr. Alison Williams is a veterinarian passionate with oncology. Learn how she fell into this path in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. To learn …

Best of Series- Helping the Local Cat Population

November 3rd, 2021

14:41

When Mari Carmen Cobo discovered a large cat population in her town, she realized that something must be done. From a small operation, she was able …

Learn About Zoopharmacognosy with Dr. Becker & Michael Huffman

October 31st, 2021

1:23:27

Michael Huffman is an expert in zoopharmacognosy, a behavior wherein animals self-medicate to heal themselves using their own intuition. Discover more about this fascinating topic in this interview by Dr. Karen Becker. …

Best of Series- Rescuing Animals as a Lifelong Passion

October 27th, 2021

9:35

Kristy Morrell’s Project Precious Rescue organization is devoted to helping animals with medical and behavioral needs — animals that might be overlooked in typical shelters. She’s been nominated for an Animal Game …

Giving Elderly Dogs a New Home Discussion Between Dr. Karen Becker & Karen Cole

October 24th, 2021

12:57

Karen Cole runs a hospice known as Lizzy's Animal Hospice, which focuses on rehoming elderly dogs. Discover how her journey started in this interview …

Best of Series- Educating Pet Parents on the Importance of Nutrition

October 20th, 2021

14:22

In this best of series episode, Jessica Da Silva realized that there's very little information regarding pet nutrition in Spanish. She has made it her mission to educate pet parents in Spanish-speaking countries about …

Game Changer Series- Following Your Passion for Rescue

October 17th, 2021

21:10

As a kid, Laurie used to take care of wounded animals here and there. Now an adult, Laurie has been able to continue her passion into a full-fledged …

Best of Series- The Struggles of Holistic Veterinary Medicine

October 13th, 2021

47:56

In this best of series episode I talk with my friend and fellow integrative veterinary colleague Dr. Laurie Coger about a wide range of topics (in no …

Expanding Your Animal Care Operations Discussion Between Tamara Belotti & Dr. Karen Becker

October 10th, 2021

20:20

Tamara Belotti initially ran a hospice for dogs with owners who were deployed in the military. Over time, she expanded her operation to become a non-profit. Discover her story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker. To …

Best of Series- Expanding Into Holistic Practice

October 6th, 2021

10:28

Dr. Anna Maria Wolf has been nominated for an animal Game Changer award for the incredible work she’s doing making holistic house calls in the …

Giving Abused Animals a Second Chance Dr. Becker Interviews Kate Sears

October 2nd, 2021

28:58

Kate Sears works at Two Ladies Four Paws Rescue, an organization that takes in animals not only America, but in other countries as well.

Best of Series- Changing the Direction of Your Practice

September 29th, 2021

12:55

Dr. Cecille O'Brien Greenleaf encountered challenges early in her career. This led her to become educated in more healing modalities than she ever thought before. Discover her journey in this best of series interview.

Best of Series- Rescuing Dogs

September 26th, 2021

13:34

In this best of series interview, Shanne Roberts discusses her job to rescue dogs that are going to be killed through her organization, Luna Siberian Husky Rescue.

Best of Series- Rescuing Horses While Saving Humans

September 22nd, 2021

17:23

In this best of series episode we talk to Pat Beauvais who founded the Heart & Soul Equine Foundation, which rescues horses while simultaneously …

Game Changer Series- Giving Deaf Dogs a Chance To Be Heard

September 19th, 2021

19:35

Christina Lee runs Deaf Dogs Rock, an animal shelter that cares for deaf dogs. Find out her incredible story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Best of Series- Following Your Passion for Animals

September 15th, 2021

16:30

In this best of episode discover how volunteering created Sarah Lauch's passion for helping animals through her organization Live Like Roo.

Best of Series- Rescuing Shelter Dogs in Canada

September 12th, 2021

9:05

I interview Jodi Lane in this best of interview about rescuing shelter dogs in Canada. Jodi Lane is the founder of K9 Crusaders Animal Rescue. Learn all about her work and why she was nominated for an Animal Game …

Best of Series- Taking Rescuing to New Heights

September 8th, 2021

11:43

In this best of series interview, Jenifer Alcorn is the executive director of South Coast Humane Society. Learn the improvements she has made once she became a part of this shelter that garnered her a nomination

Helping Pet Parents Become Better Discussion Between Shelly Gibbs & Dr. Becker

September 5th, 2021

19:49

Shelly Gibbs is an expert in helping pet parents understand their pets better. Discover her amazing story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Best of Series- Following Your Curiosity

September 1st, 2021

19:34

In this best of interview, Dr. Will Falconer of Vital Animal has been through a long journey of discovery. Learn what spurred him to become the veterinarian he is today.

Game Changer Series- Sharing the Passion for Raw Food

August 28th, 2021

18:08

Ever since Maria has discovered how feeding a raw food diet benefited her pets, she's been on a mission to spread it to other pet lovers in Mexico. Discover how she stumbled upon her path in this interview with Dr. …

Best of Series- Treating the Entire Family

August 25th, 2021

17:39

In this best of series episode, Dr. Shannon Ruff is a chiropractic practitioner who can also treat pets. Find out how she balances her work and create a healthier family.

Best of Series- Being a Mobile Veterinarian

August 22nd, 2021

17:41

In this best of series, Dr. Heather Oxford is nominated for an Animal Game Changer award. In this interview, learn what makes her practice special compared to traditional veterinarians.

Best of Series- Dr. Becker Interviews Shelly Roche

August 18th, 2021

21:20

Shelly Roche is the founder of rescue organization TinyKittens. Learn what inspired her to help start rescuing cats in this interview.

Best of Series- Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Donna Kelleher

August 15th, 2021

16:51

Dr. Donna Kelleher is a veterinarian nominated for an Animal Game Changer award. Discover her work and her current projects right now.

Best of Series- Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Jeff Feinman

August 11th, 2021

12:18

Dr. Jeff Feinman is an integrative veterinarian and CEO of Holistic Actions. Discover his journey to how he arrived to his current career phase.

Wrapping Up CANWI Awareness Week

August 7th, 2021

13:24

Dr. Karen Becker and Dr. Donna Raditic recap CANWI's Awareness Week by discussing the amazing panelists who were interviewed.

The Science of Formulating Healthy, Homemade Diets for Pets

August 6th, 2021

18:35

In this guest interview Dr. Donna Raditic speaks with Dr. Laura Gaylord. She shares her story how she became a board-certified veterinary nutritionist and how diet plays an important part in a pet's longevity.

Specialized, Safe Nutrition for Individual Pet

August 5th, 2021

17:15

Dr. Donna Raditic guest interviews Nicole Cammack, an incoming doctorate student who will be studying pet food nutrition.

AGEs in Ultra-Processed Pet Foods Can Lead to Disease Development

August 4th, 2021

22:46

Dr. Donna Raditic guest interviews Dr. Joseph Bartges, a veterinarian and researcher currently leading a team to study the effects of different pet food diets on an animal's health.

The Importance of Safe Food Handling in Formulating Specialized Homemade Diets

August 3rd, 2021

12:08

Dr. Donna Raditic guest interviews Dr. Laura Gaylord for the first time during CANWI Week, she talks about ultra-processed pet foods, the growing …

The Role of Dietary Advanced Glycation End Products in Cancer Development

August 2nd, 2021

21:21

Dr. Donna Raditic guest interviews David Turner about the research that he's doing regarding advanced glycation end products and how it can translate to better pet nutrition.

CANWI Awareness Week: Insights Into Commercial Pet Foods: Can We Do Better? Yes, We Can!

August 1st, 2021

11:07

Dr. Karen Becker and Dr. Donna Raditic welcomes you to celebrate CANWI's Awareness Week.

Best of Series- Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Jaime Gonzalez

July 28th, 2021

11:48

In this best of series Dr. Jaime Gonzalez is a holistic veterinarian who grew up in Mexico. Learn how his upbringing influenced his decision into …

Best of Series- Transforming Modalities

July 25th, 2021

13:35

Our latest Healthy Pets Game Changer nomination goes to Dr. Becca Klobuchar, who spoke with me about her career, which has been an incredible journey. It started with the veterinary training she needed as a foundation, …

Best of Series- Adapting to Provide Better Veterinary Care

July 21st, 2021

9:41

Dr. Marc Smith is nominated for a Game Changer award. Learn more about him and how his work helps pets and their owners in this best of series interview.

Best of Series- Searching for Non-Invasive Therapies

July 18th, 2021

10:30

In this best of series interview, Dr. Becker interviews Debi Famelos of the Canine Bowen Institute and how this method may help dogs in need.

Best of Series- Why Amanda Jo Saves Dogs

July 14th, 2021

13:59

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Amanda Jo, co-founder of Bunny's Buddies. Discover what inspired Amanda Jo to start helping hundreds of animals around …

Best of Series- How Dogs Can Save Other Fellow Dogs

July 11th, 2021

11:45

In this best of series Jocelyn Pratt of the BRVBB is nominated for a Game Changer award. Discover how her work with BRVBB helps dogs in need.

Best of Series- The Wonders of Coconut Oil

July 4th, 2021

35:04

In this best of series, Dr. Karen Becker interviews the owners of CocoTherapy on how coconut oil can benefit your pet's health, both inside and outside.

Game Changer- Healing Humans and Animals With Tammy Brzezniak

June 27th, 2021

15:28

In this Game Changer episode, Tammy Brzezniak is a physical therapist who also dedicates her time to rescuing animals. Find out how her occupation goes hand in hand with her rescue work in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Game Changer- Discovering Homeopathy With Dr. Peter Dobias

June 20th, 2021

24:22

In this Game Changer episode, Dr. Peter Dobias is a veterinarian with a passion for homeopathy. Discover how he discovered this approach and how it may benefit your pet in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer- Following Your Calling WIth Dr. Michelle Simoes

June 16th, 2021

16:08

In this Game Changer episode, Dr. Michelle Simoes comes from a family of doctors, so it was natural of her to follow this path. Only this time, she …

Game Changer- Starting a Rescue With Donna Ezzell

June 13th, 2021

11:57

In this game changer episode, Donna Ezzell is passionate about animals and started rescue organization Carolina Poodle Rescue to improve her …

Game Changer- Addressing Systemic Issues With Dr. Mace Licuanan

June 9th, 2021

24:28

In this episode, Dr. Mace Licuanan is a veterinarian in the Philippines and she is passionate about improving veterinary services in the country. Listen to her discuss the veterinary-related problems facing her country …

Game Changer- Discovering New Ways of Healing With Dr. Elizabeth McKinstry

June 6th, 2021

22:22

In this game changer episdoe, Dr. Elizabeth McKinstry used to practice conventional medicine on her patients, but a chance encounter opened up new paths for her. Discover her story in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Game Changer- Treating Pets at Home With Dr. Loretta Rodriguez

June 2nd, 2021

10:52

In this game changer episode, early in her career, Dr. Lorie Rodriguez recognized the importance of treating animals at their home instead of the clinic. Discover how she made this epiphany in her interview with Dr. …

Game Changer- Being Open to New Modalities With Dr. Nicole Sheehan

May 30th, 2021

17:59

In this game changer episode, Dr. Nicole Sheehan started pretty late as a veterinarian, but has quickly found her specialty. Discover her journey in …

Game Changer- Rescuing Pugs With Kristine Lovelady

May 26th, 2021

10:58

In this game changer interview, Kristine Lovelady runs a rescue organization that focuses on pugs. Discover how her story came to be in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer- Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Kim Henneman

May 23rd, 2021

18:34

In this game changer interview, Dr. Kim Henneman has extensive experience treating animals and even volunteered in the Iditarod, which keeps her …

Game Changer Dr. Myra Tabet - Raising Animal Awareness in Lebanon

May 19th, 2021

20:58

Dr. Myra Tabet is a veterinarian in Lebanon with a strong passion for helping animals in her community. Discover her story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer- Transitioning to a Holistic Practice With Dr. Neely North

May 16th, 2021

14:37

In this Game Changer interview, Dr. Neely North originally started out with conventional veterinarian medicine. However, her experiences changed her …

Canine Testosterone Replacement With Dr. David Bieber

May 12th, 2021

28:23

Dr. David Bieber has a unique practice that involves testosterone replacement therapy in dogs. Find out how he fell into this niche practice in this …

Game Changer- Rescuing Animals in South America With Giselle Huertas

May 9th, 2021

12:01

In this episode, Giselle Huertas has been nominated for a Game Change award thanks to her work with animals in South America. Discover her story and the situation in her country in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer- Providing Equipment for Animals With Debra Jo Chiapuzio

May 5th, 2021

18:03

In this Game Changer episode Debra Jo's Emma Zen Foundation helps raise funds to purchase animal oxygen masks that will be donated to firefighters. Learn what inspired her amazing story in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Game Changer- Sustaining a Lifelong Passion for Rescuing With Lorrie McClain

May 2nd, 2021

15:53

In this episode Lorrie McClain is a veteran with almost three decades of experience when it comes to rescuing animals. Discover how she started in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer -Giving Senior Animals a Chance With Michele Allen

April 28th, 2021

17:37

In this episode, Michele Allen mission is to give senior animals a wonderful life and take care of them as best as they can at her organization …

Game Changer- Following Your Passion for Animals With Jennifer Harmel

April 25th, 2021

19:14

In this Game Changer episode Jennifer Harmel, equine therapist, but she was actually in a different line of work many years ago. Discover how she …

Game Changer- Running Your Own Rescue Organization With Kimberly Saxelby

April 21st, 2021

18:22

Kimberly Saxelby used to work with an animal rescue group, but eventually ran her own organization. Find out how she started PAW Love in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Following Your Passion for Animals With Eva Servais

April 18th, 2021

21:20

Eva Servais originally wanted to become a veterinarian, but her parents did not let her. Still, that didn't stop Eva from working with animals in a different capacity. Discover her journey in this interview with Dr. …

Overcoming Setbacks and Finding Purpose With Bobby Humphreys

April 14th, 2021

18:56

Bobby Humphreys turned to the loving company of dogs when he went through hard times. Learn how he channeled his pain into something positive in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer Series- Rescuing Rat Terriers With Wendy Bradley

April 11th, 2021

14:55

Wendy Bradley has an affinity for rat terriers and has a rescue organization specific for this breed. Moreover, the organization she belongs with rescues other dogs whenever they can. Discover her story in this …

The Joy of Opening Your Own Practice With Dr. Lisa Confessore

April 7th, 2021

12:12

Dr. Lisa Confessore has worked as an associate veterinarian for a long time. Finally, she mustered up the courage to open her own practice. Discover her journey in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer Series- Emphasizing the Importance of Nutrition With Monica Gonzalez Tovar

April 4th, 2021

23:54

Monica Gonzalez Tovar has made it her mission to educate pet parents about the importance of a healthy diet for animals. Discover her journey in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Game Changer Series- Creating a Community for Natural Pet Care With April Arguin

March 31st, 2021

20:22

April Arguin founded ReNewedPet, which provides consultations for pet parents, as well as offering supplements that may improve the health of their …

Caring for Unadoptable Animals With Florence Thuot

March 28th, 2021

10:04

Florence Thuot runs an organization called Journey's End Animal Sanctuary, which provides unadoptable animals to live a comfortable life for the remainder of their lives.

Keeping an Open Mind With Dr. Allison Bartel

March 24th, 2021

18:11

Dr. Allison Bartel heals animals of all kinds, but does not shy away from alternative modalities. While traditionally trained, she is open to new …

Helping Feed the Pets Through Food Banks With Eileen Lambert

March 21st, 2021

15:07

Eileen Lambert has always wanted to work with animals and saw a demand for keeping pets fed for owners going through hard times. Through her …

Taking a Leap of Faith With Dr. Russell Swift

March 17th, 2021

24:24

Dr. Russell Swift wasn't satisfied with his career and went on a journey that eventually transformed him. Learn his story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Transitioning From Human to Animal Treatment With Dr. Marc Sommer

March 14th, 2021

23:09

Early in Dr. Marc Sommer's medical career, he was treating humans but discovered that his modalities can be applied to animals as well. Discover his transition in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

The Importance of Diverse Healing Modalities With Dr. Barrie Sands

March 11th, 2021

34:23

Dr. Barrie Sands is a conventionally trained veterinarian, but does not shy away from other modes of healing to help her patients. Learn her incredible journey in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Educating the Public About Puppy Mills With Rudi Taylor

March 7th, 2021

8:57

Rudi Taylor is the founder of Harley's Dream, a nonprofit organization that aims to bring awareness of puppy mills to mainstream attention. Discover how her journey began in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Transcending Borders With Dr. Andrés Tello

March 3rd, 2021

13:31

Dr. Andrés Tello has been treating animals in both sides of the border in his veterinary practice. Discover his inspiring story to becoming a veterinarian in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Going Deeper Than Surface Healing With Shanti Zinzi

February 28th, 2021

19:40

Shanti Zinzi wears different hats when it comes to helping her clients. Discover what makes her worth of her Game Changer nomination in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Helping Animals Through the Little Things With Dr. Julie Buzby

February 24th, 2021

19:29

Dr. Julie Buzby helped create a product for dogs that can significantly improve their quality of life indoors. Find out her story in this interview …

Solving the Problem of Animal Homelessness an Interview With Tama Lundquist and Tena Lundquist Faust

February 21st, 2021

18:45

Tena Lundquist Faust and Tama Lundquist are co-presidents of Houston PetSet, which is working to end homelessness and suffering of companion animals in Houston, Texas. They were nominated for a Healthy Pets Game Changer …

Giving a Second Chance for Pit Bulls With Jason Flatt

February 17th, 2021

17:13

Growing up with pit bulls, Jason Flatt started a rescue organization for the breed as he got older. Learn about his amazing journey in this interview …

Being Open-Minded to More Healing Modalities With Dr. Kaitlin Iulo

February 14th, 2021

17:01

Dr. Kaitlin Iulo started out as a traditional veterinarian. However, she happened upon a case that changed her direction forever. Learn her amazing …

Opening Your Mind to Other Healing Modalities With Dr. Zoran Jankovic

February 10th, 2021

15:27

Dr. Zorann Jankovic originally started out as a traditional veterinarian. However, after encountering new healing modalities along the way, he started incorporating these into his new practice. Learn about his journey …

Using Nature to Heal You and Your Pet

February 7th, 2021

17:06

Ever since Amanda discovered what alternative healing methods did for her health, she proceeded to learn and apply it to her health. Discover her story and why she deserves her recognition.

Providing Veterinary Services to the Community With Romaine Kobilsek

February 3rd, 2021

25:29

Initially, Romaine Kobilsek wanted to provide affordable spay-neuter services to her community, and the success allowed her organization to broaden its scope even further. Hear her story in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Focusing on a Rescue Niche With Jeanmarie Schiller-McGinnis

January 31st, 2021

17:52

Jeanmarie Schiller-McGinnis runs an animal rescue, Hearts That Purr, which solely focuses on senior and geriatric cats. Discover how she started the …

Transitioning From Traditional to Functional Medicine With Dr. Robert Gaston

January 27th, 2021

16:35

Dr. Robert Gaston was practicing conventionally during his early career as a veterinarian. Along the way, he experienced several challenges that …

Spreading Awareness in Avian Nutrition With Leslie Moran

January 24th, 2021

25:31

Leslie Moran has been doing a lot of great work regarding avian nutrition. Discover her story on how she fell in love with this species in this interview with Dr. Becker.

Raising Awareness of Raw Feeding for Cats With Laura Di Ciano

January 20th, 2021

17:15

Laura Di Ciano is the owner of Raw Meow, a company that makes raw food diets for cats. In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, Laura shares her story on how the company started.

Setting Up a Farm Animal Sanctuary With Dr. Faith Albright

January 17th, 2021

18:06

Dr. Faith Albright created One Living Sanctuary to provide a safe haven for abused and neglected farm animals. Hear her inspiring story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Focusing on Rescuing the Shar-Pei With Sue Allan

January 13th, 2021

18:51

Sue Allan is one of the cofounders of Pei People Shar-Pei Rescue. Here's her story on how she came to love this particular dog breed and why she …

Combining Conventional and Holistic Therapies With Dr. Lenarz

January 10th, 2021

10:10

In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, Dr. Jenna Lenarz shares her story on how she became a veterinarian and her experiences that molded her into …

Rescuing Fawn With Diane Nicholas

January 6th, 2021

17:35

In this interview with Dr. Karen Becker, interior designer Diane Nicholas started Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue when she realized the impact her …

Transitioning Into Mobile Practice With Dr. Brian Gray

January 3rd, 2021

11:43

Dr. Brian Gray has worked in many practices in the past, and now has ventured into his own path. In this interview, he shares his story with Dr. Karen Becker.

Rescuing Golden Retrievers With Jessie Pickard

December 30th, 2020

18:33

Jessie Pickard has been rescuing golden retrievers for a long time now with her organization. Check out her story in this interview with Dr. Karen …

Giving Greyhounds a Second Chance With Sonia Stratemann

December 27th, 2020

19:33

Sonia Stratemann shares her story on the challenges of rescuing racing dogs from death in this interview with Dr. Becker.

Making Your Own Decisions in Your Private Practice With Dr. John Robb

December 23rd, 2020

20:50

In this interview with Dr. Becker, Dr. John Robb espouses the benefits of making your own decisions and having freedom with a private practice.

Breaking Down Barriers With Dr. Hooley

December 20th, 2020

16:15

In this interview with Dr. Becker, Dr. Bettye Hooley shares her insights on the challenges of being a veterinarian and her subsequent retirement from …

Using Energy as a Veterinary Healing Modality

December 16th, 2020

26:14

Dr. Anja Kordon uses a unique healing modality to treat her patients in her veterinary practice. Learn more on how it works in this interview with Dr. Becker.

Growing Your Own Practice With Dr. Danielle Rowe

December 13th, 2020

9:12

Since Dr. Danielle Rowe started her own practice five years ago, she has continuously grown along the way. Learn what makes her get up in the morning in this interview by Dr. Karen Becker.

Filling in the Gaps in Veterinary Modality With Dr. Christin Finn

December 9th, 2020

15:32

Dr. Christin Finn uses a variety of modalities to help improve the mobility of her patients. Learn how her journey helped her become the veterinary she is today in this interview. Nominate a Game Changer in your life by …

Offering Multifaceted Animal Care and Rescue With Olivia Schneider

December 6th, 2020

8:28

San Antonio Pets Alive! is a non-profit organization that has rescued thousands of animals through the years. Learn more about the organization's story, as well as Olivia's, in this interview.

Expanding Your Natural Healing Methods With Dr. Laurel Davis

December 2nd, 2020

19:19

Animal Game Changer nominee Dr. Laurel Davis shares her journey on how she became a veterinarian and how she picked up new skills along the way.

The Struggles of Holistic Veterinary Medicine With Dr. Laurie Coger

November 29th, 2020

47:56

I’m talking today with my friend and fellow integrative veterinary colleague Dr. Laurie Coger about a wide range of topics (in no particular order!) …

Educating Pet Parents on the Importance of Nutrition

November 25th, 2020

14:22

Jessica Da Silva realized that there's very little information regarding pet nutrition in Spanish. She has made it her mission to educate pet parents in Spanish-speaking countries about the importance of feeding your …

Changing the Direction of Your Practice WIth Dr. Cecille O'Brien Greenleaf

November 22nd, 2020

12:55

Dr. Cecille O'Brien Greenleaf encountered challenges early in her career. This led her to become educated in more healing modalities than she ever thought before. Discover her journey in this interview.

Helping the Local Cat Population With Mari Carmen Cobo

November 18th, 2020

14:41

When Mari Carmen Cobo discovered a large cat population in her town, she realized that something must be done. From a small operation, she was able …

Growing Your Animal Rescue Program With Nana Doodle

November 15th, 2020

12:09

Nana Doodle started out with a small program that matched dogs with people. Somewhere down the line, she realized that doodles needed homes as well, and focused on that.

Rescuing Animals as a Lifelong Passion With Kristy Morrell

November 11th, 2020

9:35

Kristy Morrell’s Project Precious Rescue organization is devoted to helping animals with medical and behavioral needs — animals that might be overlooked in typical shelters. She’s been nominated for an Animal Game …

Finding Your Passion for Rescuing With Marilyn Suss

November 8th, 2020

13:52

Rescuing animals is a passion that any person can develop, even the elderly. Listen to the story of Marilyn Suss and how she cares for animals, even at her age.

Expanding Into Holistic Practice With Dr. Anna Maria Wolf

November 4th, 2020

10:28

Dr. Anna Maria Wolf has been nominated for an animal Game Changer award for the incredible work she’s doing making holistic house calls in the …

Treating the Entire Family With Dr. Shannon Ruff

November 1st, 2020

17:39

Dr. Shannon Ruff is a chiropractic practitioner who can also treat pets. Find out how she balances her work and create a healthier family.

Being a Mobile Veterinarian With Dr. Heather Oxford

October 28th, 2020

17:41

Dr. Heather Oxford is nominated for an Animal Game Changer award. In this interview, learn what makes her practice special compared to traditional veterinarians.

Rescuing Shelter Dogs in Canada With Jodi Lane

October 25th, 2020

9:05

Jodi Lane is the founder of K9 Crusaders Animal Rescue. Learn all about her work and why she was nominated for an Animal Game Changer Award.

Taking Rescuing to New Heights With Jenifer Alcorn

October 21st, 2020

11:43

Jenifer Alcorn is the executive director of South Coast Humane Society. Learn the improvements she has made once she became a part of this shelter that garnered her a nomination.

Following Your Passion for Animals With Sarah Lauch

October 18th, 2020

16:30

Discover how volunteering created Sarah Lauch's passion for helping animals through her organization Live Like Roo.

Rescuing Dogs With Shanne Roberts

October 14th, 2020

13:34

Shanne Roberts job is to resuce dogs that are going to be killed through her organization, Luna Siberian Husky Rescue.

Following Your Curiosity With Dr. Will Falconer

October 11th, 2020

19:34

Dr. Will Falconer of Vital Animal has been through a long journey of discovery. Learn what spurred him to become the veterinarian he is today.

Rescuing Horses While Saving Humans With Pat Beauvais

October 7th, 2020

17:23

Pat Beauvais founded the Heart & Soul Equine Foundation, which rescues horses while simultaneously providing therapy for human visitors.

Dr. Karen Becker Interviews Dr. Becca Klobuchar

October 4th, 2020

13:35

Dr. Becca is nominated for an Animal Game Change award. Learn about Dr. Klobuchar's work on why she is given this recognition.

Dr. Karen Becker Interviews Jeff Feinman

September 30th, 2020

12:18

Dr. Jeff Feinman is an integrative veterinarian and CEO of Holistic Actions. Discover his journey to how he arrived to his current career phase.

Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Donna Kelleher

September 27th, 2020

16:51

Dr. Donna Kelleher is a veterinarian nominated for an Animal Game Changer award. Discover her work and her current projects right now.

Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Jaime Gonzalez

September 23rd, 2020

11:48

Dr. Jaime Gonzalez is a holistic veterinarian who grew up in Mexico. Learn how his upbringing influenced his decision into becoming the veterinarian …

Holistic Medicine & Fresh Foods = Dr. Nick Thompson Interviewed by Dr. Becker

September 16th, 2020

15:50

Dr. Nick Thompson is a veterinarian hailing from the United Kingdom. Learn how he transitioned to holistic medicine and his contributions to the …

Jocelyn Pratt on How Dogs Can Save Other Fellow Dogs

September 13th, 2020

11:45

Jocelyn Pratt of the BRVBB is nominated for a Game Changer award. Discover how her work with BRVBB helps dogs in need.

Dr. Marc Smith on Adapting to Provide Better Veterinary Care

September 9th, 2020

9:41

Dr. Marc Smith is nominated for a Game Changer award. Learn more about him and how his work helps pets and their owners in this interview.

Amanda Jo on Why She Saves Dogs

September 6th, 2020

13:59

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Amanda Jo, co-founder of Bunny's Buddies. Discover what inspired Amanda Jo to start helping hundreds of animals around the world with her organization.

Searching for Non-Invasive Therapies With Debi Famelos

September 2nd, 2020

10:30

In this video, Dr. Becker interviews Debi Famelos of the Canine Bowen Institute and how this method may help dogs in need.

Dr. Tanya Grantham on the Importance of Alternative Veterinary Treatments

August 30th, 2020

15:30

Dr. Tanya Grantham, based in South Africa, shares her inspiration on becoming a veterinarian, and how she practices today.

Stumbling Upon Integrative Treatment Methods With Dr. Neal Sivula

August 26th, 2020

10:55

Dr. Neal Sivula is a veterinarian at the Dancing Paws Animal Wellness Center. He discusses his work and his story in this video.

Dr. Cynthia Lankenau on Exploring Alternative Veterinary Treatments

August 19th, 2020

23:16

Dr. Cynthia Lankenau is interviewed by Dr. Karen Becker. She shares how she became a veterinarian, as well as insights on how veterinary education can be improved.

Researching Other Healthy Modalities With Dr. PJ Broadfoot

August 12th, 2020

28:47

Dr. PJ Broadfoot, interviewed by Dr. Karen Becker, shares her story on how she picked up new skills to expand her veterinary practice.

Dr. Janice Huntingford Talks About Modalities to Beat Career Burnout

August 5th, 2020

18:01

Dr. Janice Huntingford always wanted to be a veterinarian. She’s taken care of all kinds of animals, small and large. Discover her story in this interview.

Dr. Nichola Spooner Shares Her Evolution as a Veterinarian

July 29th, 2020

17:34

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Dr. Nichola Spooner on her journey to becoming an integrative veterinarian.

Applying Integrative Equine Veterinarian Practices With Dr. Joyce Harman

July 22nd, 2020

22:08

Dr. Joyce Harman is an esteemed integrative veterinarian, especially in the field of equine care.

Dr. Joanna Milan Shares Her Veterinarian Journey in Australia

July 15th, 2020

21:06

Dr. Joanna Milan tells her story on how she became an integrative veterinarian, who is now practicing in Australia.

Applying Alternative Veterinary Treatments With Dr. Alexia Tsakiris

July 8th, 2020

17:17

Dr. Alexia Tsakiris is a veterinarian from New Jersey, and shares her journey to adding integrative practices in her career.

Dr. Erin Bannink on Applying Integrative Oncological Treatments for Pets

July 1st, 2020

20:19

Dr. Erinn Bannink shares her story and her insights regarding being a veterinarian specializing in oncology.

Expanding Your Veterinary ‘Toolbox’ With Dr. Richard Palmquist

June 28th, 2020

41:29

Discover Dr. Richard Palmquist’s integrative veterinary story in this interview with Dr. Karen Becker.

Dr. Gary Richter Shares His Journey to Becoming a Integrative Veterinarian

June 27th, 2020

15:01

Dr. Gary Richter is a California-based veterinarian, and shares his journey with Dr. Karen Becker.

Dr. Susan Wagner on Being Open-Minded to New Veterinarian Modalities

June 26th, 2020

29:48

Dr. Susan Wagner returns to Mercola Healthy Pets for a new interview. Get to know more about her work and her story in this video.

Dr. Jodi Van Tine Chronicles Her Integrative Veterinary Journey

June 25th, 2020

19:40

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Dr. Jodi Van Tine regarding her veterinary practices, such as acupuncture in animals.

Dr. Jean Dodds Explains the Concept of One Health in Veterinary Practice

June 24th, 2020

18:37

Dr. Jean Dodds, founder of Hemopet, shares on improving education to give “wholeism” a better reputation to the public.

Applying Integrative Animal Care to New Zealand Pets by Dr. Liza Schneider

June 23rd, 2020

22:21

Dr. Lisa Schneider is a veterinarian based in New Zealand, but originally grew up in Africa. She shares her story with Dr. Becker.

Dr. Steve Marsden Shares His Story on How He Became a Integrative Veterinarian

June 22nd, 2020

33:59

Dr. Steve Marsden shares his disillusionment and how he was able to overcome this career hurdle.

The Wonders of Coconut Oil Discussion Between Carmina O'Connor, Charisa Antigua & Dr. Becker

June 12th, 2020

35:04

Dr. Karen Becker interviews the owners of CocoTherapy on how coconut oil can benefit your pet's health, both inside and outside

Nutritional Wisdom in Animals Discussion Between Drs. Fred Provenza & Karen Becker

June 9th, 2020

48:17

In this video, Dr. Karen Becker interviews Dr. Fred Provenza on the concept of nutritional wisdom in animals and how it can lead to better health.

Utilizing Ozone Therapy in Veterinary Practice

May 4th, 2020

33:28

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Jonathan Lowe, owner of o3Vets, regarding ozone therapy in veterinary practice

The Dog Doc: An Insight Into Integrative Veterinary Medicine

April 27th, 2020

22:18

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Cindy Meehl, acclaimed director of the documentary "Buck," about her new work, "The Dog Doc," which is centered on …

Stefani Cohen Discusses Her Fear of Dogs with Dr. Becker

April 5th, 2020

22:13

Today I’m talking with Stefani Cohen, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who is doing very important work in helping children overcome their fear of …

Dr. Becker Discusses How FSMA Affects the Raw Pet Food Industry

March 22nd, 2020

13:20

The FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which was signed into law in 2011, requires that all human and pet food manufacturers maintain a written FDA-approved Food Safety Plan that puts into effect a …

Street Veterinary Care Discussion Between Dr. Jon Geller and Dr. Becker

March 1st, 2020

25:22

Today I’m talking with fellow veterinarian Dr. Jon Geller, founder of the Street Dog Coalition, a wonderful organization committed to protecting and …

Force-Free Dog Training Discussion Between Niki Tudge and Dr. Becker

February 23rd, 2020

38:28

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Niki Tudge, founder of the Pet Professional Guild, regarding the importance of force-free dog training to foster a healthy and positive environment for your pet.

The Danger of Catabolic Steroids in Veterinary Practice

February 16th, 2020

12:28

Catabolic steroids are widely overused in veterinary practice. Learn how these drugs can be dangerous to your pets when used inappropriately.

Best of Dr. Becker 2019

February 14th, 2020

51:00

Last year was a wonderful year for pet health care, and I’d like to personally thank you for tuning in to our discussions. We covered a number of pet …

Canine Coronavirus

January 29th, 2020

4:25

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about canine coronavirus (CCV), a highly contagious but relatively mild …

Why Pet Parents Are Demanding Better, Fresher Foods for Pets

November 9th, 2019

26:14

Two pet parents, Sharon Castle and Morgan Hickey, discuss their experiences with their veterinarians and how their personal decision to switch to fresher pet foods helped improve their pets’ health.

Veterinary Technicians and their Nutrition Education

November 8th, 2019

19:15

Deborah Glottman, a vet tech who’s president of Vermont Veterinary Technician Association, and Heather Darbo-McClellan, a vet tech educator, talk …

Vet Student Nutrition Education And How We Can Improve It

November 7th, 2019

31:14

Drs. Ryan Yamka and Joseph Bartges, who are both board certified animal nutritionists, discuss ways on improving education for vet and vet tech students, such as ensuring transparency and honesty from pet food …

Why Fresh Pet Food Companies Are Blossoming Everywhere

November 6th, 2019

43:17

Renaldo Webb and Alan Hansbury, who are founders of two different human-grade pet food companies, Pet Plate and Meals for Fido, respectively, discuss the fresh pet food movement and why they are passionate about …

Vet Tech Nutrition Education

November 5th, 2019

29:28

Dr. Susan Guttschow, Program Director/Instructor at Gateway Technical Challenge, and certified veterinary technician Ed Carlson discuss the importance of nutrition when it comes to teaching vet students and vet tech …

Why CANWI Is Creating the SPAN (Student Partnerships in Animal Nutrition) Program

November 4th, 2019

22:09

Holistic veterinarians and CANWI founders Drs. Karen Becker and Donna Raditic discuss the importance of the Student Partnerships in Animal Nutrition …

Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Richard Patton’s on Animal Nutrition

September 22nd, 2019

48:26

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Dr. Richard Patton on animal nutrition, and how it can be improved to benefit the life of pets.

Dr. Becker Interviews Dr John Robb on Protect the Pets Movement

September 15th, 2019

36:55

Dr. John Robb gives an update on his Protect the Pets movement to transform and bring back morals to the practice of veterinary medicine

Sebaceous Adenitis- Inflammatory Skin Condition

August 18th, 2019

5:40

Sebaceous adenitis is an inflammatory skin condition that destroys the sebum-producing sebaceous glands; it is seen primarily in dogs .  For more …

Crate Training

August 11th, 2019

10:07

I’m a big fan of crate training and recommend it to every dog guardian I know, especially those who need to housetrain a puppy. Whether your canine companion is a puppy or a senior, providing him with his very own cozy …

Dr. Becker Interview Robert SIlver

August 4th, 2019

33:36

Dr. Becker sits down with Dr. Robert Silver to discuss his use of cannabis, hemp, and CBD in the treatment of pets.

Dr. Karen Becker Discusses Brachial Plexus Avulsion

July 14th, 2019

4:36

Brachial plexus avulsion is a medical term to describe damage to the nerves that feed a dog's or cat's front legs. This type of injury is usually …

Vestibular Disease

July 12th, 2019

8:35

Vestibular disease is a disorder that affects a dog's body balance systems; the most common type is the peripheral form, which occurs outside the …

Everything you Need to Know About Canine Warts

June 26th, 2019

6:17

Warts, or papillomas, typically affect young, immunosuppressed and older dogs. In this video, Dr. Becker discusses how dogs typically get them, …

Dr. Becker Interviews Denise Sanders

June 23rd, 2019

24:40

Dr. Becker interviews Denise Sanders of the National Search Dog Foundation. This amazing organization recruits shelter dogs to live, train and receive veterinary care at the SDF's training center until they graduate …

Kennel Cough in Dogs

June 19th, 2019

8:24

Kennel cough, or Bordetella, is a common highly contagious upper respiratory condition in dogs. Dr. Becker discusses how dogs get it, symptoms and how to treat it.

Dr Becker Discusses Mast Cell Tumors

May 30th, 2019

7:03

Mast cells contain substances that play a role in all allergic responses. When they replicate, it can lead to mast cell tumors. For more information …

Psychogenic Alopecia in Cats

May 28th, 2019

7:31

In this video you will learn everything you need to know about the common cat compulsive disorder known as psychogenic alopecia. For more …

The Best Ways Help Your Overweight Cat Shed the Excess Pounds

May 24th, 2019

11:05

If you have an overweight cat, there are several ways to help get their health back on track. In this video, I’ll show you the best tips and …

What to Look for in a Pet Probiotics Supplement

May 2nd, 2019

5:56

Help improve your pets GI function by learning what to look for in a pet probiotic supplement.

Dr. Becker Discusses Seasonal Support For Pets

April 25th, 2019

12:11

Allergies in pets may occur seasonally. Identify your pet's allergic reactions so that you take a proactive approach to their health. To learn more …

Dr. Becker Discusses Why Dogs Stink

April 17th, 2019

8:20

Dr. Karen Becker discusses the different reasons why your dog may be smelly. There are several underlying reasons why your dog smells and it is important to identify what is causing the issue.

The Overuse of Antibiotics in Veterinary Applications

March 22nd, 2019

9:26

In this video, Dr. Karen Becker discusses the dangers of antibiotic abuse in veterinary settings. The problem is compounded further when pets become exposed to antibiotics due to the food they eat.

Dr.Becker Interviews Sherri Franklin

February 28th, 2019

24:55

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Sherri Franklin who founded Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in 2007 after the painful realization that many older shelter …

Dr. Karen Becker welcomes back Dr. Melissa Shelton

February 21st, 2019

22:35

Dr. Karen Becker welcomes back Dr. Melissa Shelton for an update on her work with essential oils. Dr. Shelton is a proactive, holistic veterinarian …

Dr.Becker interviews Nathalie Abutaha

February 14th, 2019

47:36

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Nathalie Abutaha, founder of the DC Shiba Inu Rescue. Her organization's mission is to rescue, foster, vet and train neglected, homeless and stray Shiba Inus. To learn more visit

What You Need to Know About Lick Granuloma

February 7th, 2019

9:47

In this video, Dr. Karen Becker discusses acral lick dermatitis, also known as lick granuloma, a skin condition caused by excessive licking in dogs. …

Dr. Karen Becker Interviews Chelsea Kent

January 31st, 2019

19:25

Dr. Karen Becker Interviews Chelsea Kent of Food Regulation Facts, an organization that aims to educate pet parents about the regulations, …

Dr.Becker Interviews Miriam Richard and Valerie Fry

January 24th, 2019

35:08

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Miriam Richard and Valerie Fry, creators of an effort called Dogs in Vests. The goal is to empower individuals and families to raise, train and partner with their own service dogs.

For more …

The Mighty Hearts Project Helps Dogs With Mitral Valve Disease

January 17th, 2019

27:45

Dr. Karen Becker interviews Nathan Estes from the Mighty Hearts Project, an organization that provides dog owners logistical information to help …

Dr. Becker Interviews Gus Ray

January 10th, 2019

15:54

Just like humans, pets can develop diabetes as well. Testing is expensive for animals, but Gus Ray is looking to make it affordable to benefit pet parents everywhere.

What to Look for in a Joint Support Supplement

December 29th, 2018

6:15

Joint health is an important component to your pet's enjoyment to life. Supplementation may help them if they're experiencing joint pain. To learn …

Dr. Becker interviews Liz Bales

December 20th, 2018

39:39

Dr. Becker interviews Liz Bales on how you can feed your cat naturally by bringing out their inner hunter. Visit

Dr.Becker Interviews Dr. Sylvia Angelico

December 6th, 2018

17:23

Dr. Sylvia Angelico discusses with Dr. Karen Becker the importance of feeding your pet a fresh food diet.

Dr. Becker Interviews Holly Ganz

November 29th, 2018

15:28

Dr. Becker discusses how the gut microbiome plays a role in pet health with Dr. Holly Ganz. Visit Mercola Healthy Pets:

Dr. Becker's Journey to Becoming a Holistic Vet

November 27th, 2018

19:33

Dr. Karen Becker shares the story of how she decided to go into holistic veterinary medicine, starting with her love for wildlife and her passion …

Dr. Becker Interviews Dr. Artur Vasconcelos on Leishmaniasis

November 22nd, 2018

25:04

 Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian interviews Dr. Artur Vasconcelos and together they discuss important information about Leishmaniasis, a significant problem for dogs in Brazil. …

Feline Idiopathic Chronic Cystitis

November 16th, 2018

9:53

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian discusses the symptoms of Feline Idiopathic Chronic Cystitis and what to do if …

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Pets

November 7th, 2018

14:33

Dr. Karen Becker, a holistic pet care expert discusses the symptoms, causes, and diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in pets especially in …

Pet Parents Can Help Initiate a Paradigm Shift in Veterinary Medicine

November 3rd, 2018

11:46

Veterinary treatment is reactive for the most part. CANWI hopes to initiate a change in veterinarian’s mindsets by encouraging them to take a more proactive approach in the animals they care for. For more information on …

How to Care for Your Cat, From Kittenhood to Old Age

November 1st, 2018

48:02

Cat parents should watch out for non-obvious signs of pain in their pets to provide better treatment. Keeping track the cat’s health and reducing …

AGEs and Its Effect on the Feline Diabetes Epidemic

October 31st, 2018

13:23

CANWI hopes to provide pet owners information on how AGEs can affect their cat’s nutrition and wellness, especially since feline nutrition studies …

High Heat Processing Creates High Levels of AGEs

October 29th, 2018

16:33

AGEs in processed pet food can affect your dog’s health. Initial CANWI study indicates that there are high levels of AGEs in processed dry and canned …

Why Aren’t Our Pets Living Longer?

October 28th, 2018

10:32

Food plays a big role in the health and lifespan of your pets, and AGEs may be playing a role in the spread of feline diabetes, which can profoundly …

Dr. Karen Becker and Dr. Ronald Schultz on Pet Vaccines

October 24th, 2018

1:06:55

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian interviews Dr. Ronald Schultz and together they discuss important information …

Reasons Cats Throw Up and Ways to Treat a Vomiting Cat

October 22nd, 2018

10:30

Proactive veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker discusses the reason why cats throw up and the ways to treat a vomiting cat. Visit 

Carnivores and Protein

October 17th, 2018

8:10

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian discusses the need to feed dogs and cats a protein rich diet, and the right …

Upper Respiratory Disease in Cats

October 10th, 2018

6:04

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses the causes of respiratory diseases in cats and ways in which they can …

Dr. Becker Explains Copper Storage Disease

October 3rd, 2018

7:10

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about copper storage disease, an abnormal accumulation of copper in the …

Dr. Becker on Corneal Ulcers

September 26th, 2018

8:33

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about corneal ulcers. To learn more, visit

Dr. Becker Talks About Raising Healthy Chickens with Grover Stock

September 20th, 2018

20:59

In this video interview, Dr. Karen Becker and Grover Stock talk about important things to know about raising healthy chickens.

Dr. Becker and Dr. Klein on Nutrigenomics

September 17th, 2018

15:03

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, interviews Dr. Susan Klein about nutrigenomics, which is the study of the effects of foods and food components on gene expression. To read pet …

How to Treat Dog Hot Spots

September 13th, 2018

7:40

Proactive veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker discusses the causes of dog hot spots and how to treat and prevent it naturally. 

Dr. Becker Discusses Blindness in Pets

September 11th, 2018

7:44

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about blindness in dogs and cats.

Dr. Becker Shares Her Updated List of Best and Worst Pet Foods

September 6th, 2018

19:10

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, shares her updated list of best-to-worst types of pet food. When deciding what to feed your pets, remember these tips from Dr. Becker.

Dr. Becker Explains Struvite Stones

September 4th, 2018

14:12

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about struvite stones, a type of bladder stone or crystal that occurs in both dogs and cats. Watch this video to learn more.

Slow Growth Diets for Growing Puppies

August 30th, 2018

5:15

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian discusses Slow growth diets for growing puppies http://healthypets.mercola.com/

How to Treat Pet Allergies

August 28th, 2018

9:11

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about some natural treatment for seasonal allergies in pets.

Treating Cancer in Pets

August 23rd, 2018

19:59

Dr. Joseph Mercola, Dr. Karen Becker and Rodney Habib talk about treating canine cancer. To know more, watch this video or visit …

Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ)

August 21st, 2018

18:16

Dr. Karen Becker and DogRisk founder Dr. Anna Hielm-Björkman talk about the Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) and how it can be helpful in their …

Sprouts for Pets

August 13th, 2018

5:39

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about the beneficial attributes of sprouts for your pets.

Your Pet's Immune System

August 13th, 2018

8:30

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks your pet's immune system, sometimes called "the great protector."

When to Remove Lumps and Bumps

August 11th, 2018

29:56

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about when to remove the lumps and bumps of your pet, and how to deal with it.

Should You Detox Your Pet?

August 8th, 2018

7:57

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses the best detoxification formula for your pets.

What Is Chronic Ulcerative Periodontal Stomatitis (CUPS)?

August 5th, 2018

8:50

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about chronic ulcerative periodontal stomatitis (CUPS), an extremely …

Hydrocephalus

July 31st, 2018

7:13

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses hydrocephalus, a condition in which there's an abnormal buildup of …

What Is Botulism and How to Treat It

July 27th, 2018

2:53

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses botulism, a rare but potentially fatal form of poisoning that can …

Dr. Shelton on Essential Oils

July 23rd, 2018

16:52

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, interviews Dr. Melissa Shelton, a holistic and integrative veterinarian in …

The Mistreatment of Galgos with Yeray Lopez

July 21st, 2018

20:55

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, and Yeray Lopez, a documentarian, graphic designer and professional photographer, talk about the mistreatment of a very special dog breed, the Spanish …

Immuno-Augmentative Therapy for Cancer

July 18th, 2018

11:35

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, interviews Dr. Nancy Scanlan, about the interaction between the immune system and cancer -- how cancer fights off the immune system, as well as how …

What Is Chronic Active Hepatitis?

July 13th, 2018

5:30

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses chronic active hepatitis (CAH), a condition in which a pet is dealing with persistent and progressive inflammation of the liver.

Dr. Becker Discusses Diskospondylitis (DS)

July 10th, 2018

5:53

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about diskospondylitis, the most common cause of back pain in middle-aged …

What Are the Causes of Gastric Ulcers?

July 6th, 2018

12:53

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about ulcer of the stomach or the intestine, called gastroduodenal ulcer …

Dr. Becker and Jonah Talk About Cat Litter

July 3rd, 2018

13:55

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, interviews Jonah, an expert who developed bio-based products, including a great cat litter.

Ectopic Ureters

June 29th, 2018

4:46

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about ectopic ureters, a rare condition in both dogs and cats.

Canine Stress Syndrome

June 26th, 2018

4:30

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses canine stress syndrome (CSS), a relatively rare inherited disorder that can cause a dog to have potentially life-threatening reactions in …

Benefits of Bacteriophages in Pet Food

June 22nd, 2018

27:15

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, interviews Dr. Alexander Sulakvelidze, an …

Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis

June 19th, 2018

7:39

Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, or HGE, is a very serious condition that can affect males and females of all breeds and ages, but …

Cleaning Your Pet's Indoor Air

June 15th, 2018

11:40

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about keeping your indoor air clean and safe to breathe for all members of your family, including pets. To know more, visit …

Dr. Becker Discusses Ear Hematomas

June 12th, 2018

10:38

Dr. Karen Becker talks about ear hematomas, fluid-filled pockets that develop on the inside of a dog’s earflap, and most often in pets with long, …

Raising Deaf Dogs with Lara Joseph

June 8th, 2018

21:45

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, interviews Lara Joseph about training deaf dogs. To know more, watch this video …

Robin Moore On Metabolomics

June 4th, 2018

27:04

Dr. Karen Becker interviews University of Helsinki student Robin Moore, who is also involved in the Dogrisk program, and why their metabolomics study …

Dr. Becker Discusses Cataracts

June 1st, 2018

10:41

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about cataracts in cats and dogs. Both dogs and cats can develop cataracts, but they're much more common in dogs. To know more, watch this video …

Cat Vomiting

May 28th, 2018

18:35

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses why cats throw up, a common health issue among cats. To read pet …

Feline Stomatitis

May 25th, 2018

8:08

Dr. Becker discusses feline stomatitis. Learn more at healthypets.mercola.com 

Know Your Pet's Nose

May 21st, 2018

8:48

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about pet's nose. To know more, visit healthypets.mercola.com.

Dr. Royal on Holistic Medicine

May 18th, 2018

11:14

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, interviews Dr. Barbara Royal about her dreams, activities and hopes for holistic …

Yeast Infection in Dogs

May 14th, 2018

15:40

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about yeast infections, especially of the skin and ears.

Feline Hyperesthesia

May 11th, 2018

13:05

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about a very strange disorder in cats called hyperesthesia, also known as rippling skin syndrome or twitchy cat syndrome.

Dr. Becker Discusses Glyphosate Exposure

May 7th, 2018

8:30

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about glyphosate exposure as well as its dangers.

Dr. Becker Discusses the Rabies Virus

May 4th, 2018

7:56

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about rabies virus, a very serious, usually fatal inflammatory infection affecting the brain and central nervous system. Visit …

Tick Bite Paralysis

April 30th, 2018

6:48

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses tick paralysis or tick bite paralysis, a reaction to a tick bite that occurs in some but not all pets, most often dogs.

Dr. Becker Discusses Pyloric Stenosis

April 27th, 2018

5:23

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses pyloric stenosis, a condition primarily of dogs in which an abnormally narrowed pyloric canal inhibits the flow of food and liquids from the …

Geriatric Dementia

April 23rd, 2018

11:48

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses geriatric dementia in dogs. To learn more, visit …

Pet Dehydration

April 20th, 2018

9:27

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about dehydration in dogs and cats -- its causes, symptoms and treatment. …

Dr. Robb Discusses Over-Vaccination of Pets

April 16th, 2018

25:15

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, and Dr. John Robb, a Connecticut veterinarian, talk about profiteering and over-vaccination in veterinary medicine. To know more, visit …

Feline Calicivirus (FCV)

April 13th, 2018

5:47

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses calicivirus, also called feline calicivirus (FCV), a common respiratory disease seen in cats. To read pet articles, visit …

Four Housetraining Rules for Any Dog

April 10th, 2018

14:02

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about housetraining your puppy, including the basic ground rules for …

Essential Fatty Acids for Pets

April 6th, 2018

5:05

Dr. Karen Becker discuss about the importance of essential fatty acids and how beneficial they are for our pet's overall health. Learn how you can …

Digestive Enzymes for Healthy Pets

April 3rd, 2018

8:54

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses your pet's diet with emphasis on the importance of digestive enzymes. Dr. Becker also introduces her new Digestive Enzymes Supplement for …

Your Pet's Anal Glands

March 30th, 2018

7:52

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian talks about pet's anal glands.

The Supplement Most Needed by Your Pet

March 27th, 2018

5:07

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian discusses digestive health of pets and how to improve it with Digestive Enzymes.

Dr. Becker Discusses Cat Pain

March 23rd, 2018

13:01

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about managing pain in cats. To know more, please visit …

False Pregnancy

March 19th, 2018

5:08

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about false pregnancy, also known as pseudopregnancy, phantom pregnancy or pseudocyesis, a condition that can occur in intact female dogs. …

Why Dogs Eat Grass?

March 16th, 2018

5:22

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian explains why dogs eat grass - a hotly discussed topic.

Pet Heart Health - Canine & Feline Heart Disease

March 13th, 2018

6:23

Proactive veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker discusses the types and causes of pet heart disease, and what to give your dogs and cats to prevent heart failure.

The Truth About Pet Vaccines

March 9th, 2018

4:48

An integrative wellness veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker discusses vaccines.

Coconut Oil in Your Pet's Diet

March 6th, 2018

3:11

Dr. Karen Becker discusses the importance of coconut oil in your pet's diet. Coconut oil is good for balancing good to bad bacteria issue. Coconut oil is also terrific moisturizer for animals with skin allergies, dry …

Dr. Bartges on Optimizing Feline Diet

February 28th, 2018

39:38

Dr. Bartges is a world-renowned expert in veterinary internal medicine, specifi­cally kidney and urinary issues in both dogs and cats. He's also a board-certified veterinary nutritionist. He's originally from West …

Dr. Koski on Feline Behavior

February 27th, 2018

26:11

Most feline behavior, good and bad, is a response to the environment we provide for our cats.

Dr. Hofve on Addressing Microcirculation Issues

February 27th, 2018

21:53

Dr. Jean Hofve, holistic veterinarian and author, discusses an innovative technology she has discovered to address microcirculation issues in the …

Transitioning Cats to A Healthier Diet

February 27th, 2018

23:31

My very special guests today are Jae Kennedy and Adrienne Lefebvre, better known as “Two Crazy Cat Ladies” who explain why it’s so important to stop free feeding your cat.

Dr. Yarnall About CBD-Rich Hemp Oil for Cats

February 27th, 2018

28:23

My celebrity guest for day four of Cat Week is Dr. Celeste Yarnall, whose past includes a career as an actress, and whose present includes helping cats and their humans heal from disorders of the body and mind.

Feeding Cats with Kidney Disease

February 27th, 2018

34:18

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the no. 1 medical condition in cats today. It could be linked to the FVRCP vaccine, which is why it’s so important …

What You Need to Know About Feline Acne

February 27th, 2018

4:37

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about feline acne, a problem involving the formation of blackheads …

Tracy Dion on Transitioning Cats to a Raw Food Diet

February 27th, 2018

28:08

Today’s Cat Week guest is Tracy Dion, a cat lover who has spent the last two decades helping owners with behavior and nutrition questions through her website and Facebook group.

Should You Shave Your Pet?

February 27th, 2018

5:14

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses a very controversial topic: shaving your pets.

Dr. Becker Discusses Patellar Luxation

February 23rd, 2018

14:30

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about patellar luxation, also called luxating patella and floating …

Dr. Becker Talks About Grounding for Pets

February 20th, 2018

12:04

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about grounding for pets. To learn more, visit …

Dangers of Scented Candles and Plug-ins

February 16th, 2018

5:58

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, talks about the dangers of scented products including air freshener sprays, plug-ins, candles, and incense. To know more, visit …

The Truth About Spaying and Neutering

February 13th, 2018

25:26

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses all about neutering or spaying in pets.

Feeding Pets a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

January 30th, 2018

9:53

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian, discusses a dangerous practice that seems to be growing in popularity: feeding …

Household Plants that are Toxic to Your Pet

January 30th, 2018

5:31

Dr. Karen Becker explains the 15 houseplants that can harm your pets if chewed or eaten.

Feeding Your Pets a Homemade Diet

January 30th, 2018

8:01

Dr. Karen Becker, an integrative wellness veterinarian explains the importance of a balanced pet food and why you start giving your beloved pets species-appropriate homemade food.

Welcome to Mercola Healthy Pets

January 30th, 2018

3:27

Dr. Karen Becker, a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian welcomes you to Mercola Healthy Pets.

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