What Do Animal Naturopaths Do?

What Do Animal Naturopaths Do?
by Kim Bloomer, VND

Lately I’ve gotten a lot comments or questions about helping animals naturally which is of course what I do! But most people seem to think, because of the title “veterinary” naturopath that I am a veterinarian. But I am not.

You know how you have an MD as your conventional doctor and if you want help with nutrition and guiding yourself to natural health you use an ND (a doctor of naturopathy)? Well it’s the same for the VNDs. We are not veterinarians although some veterinarians do become animal naturopaths such as Dr. Patricia Jordan or Dr. Johan Joubert.

***This article in its entirety is now available ONLY in the “Philosophy of Animal Naturopathy” class at the American Council of Animal Naturopathy OR our ebook, Introduction to Animal Naturopathy available for $5.00.***

About the Author:
Copyright © August 2010 Dr. Kim Bloomer. All rights reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the Author. This article is for educational purposes only. The decision to use, or not to use, any information is the sole responsibility of the reader. Dr. Kim Bloomer is a certified animal naturopath and Co-Founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy. You can find out more by visiting her website at http://www.AspenbloomPetCare.com

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Dr. Kim Bloomer is an animal naturopath consulting on canine and feline nutrition and wellness. In addition, Dr. Kim is a proficient blogger, writer, speaker and presenter on natural pet care as well as the Co-Founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy. She is the author/co-author of three books including Animals Taught Me That and the newest Essential Oils in Animal Care: A Naturopathic Approach co-authored with her two colleagues. Dr. Kim’s articles have been featured in various publications in both print and online.