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Holistic Medicine Naturally Nutraceutical




 Practical and Progressive Ideas for Veterinary Professionals in Private Practice!









Course participants will be introduced to:

- The theory and practice of providing information and clinical support for clients interested in home preparing foods or selecting “natural” commercial diets.

- The theory and practice that underlie the clinical use of botanical and nutraceutical medications alongside of or instead of conventional pharmaceuticals or surgery.

- Ethnomedical systems such as Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda to understand better what these systems are, and how they can work in a conventional veterinary medical practice.

- The Naturopathic concept of “Leaky Gut” or increased intestinal permeability and how this process can contribute to the perpetuation of chronic disease.

- Clinical tools to address Leaky Gut; Nutraceutical and Botanical Materia Medica.

- Integrative clinical protocols used by the author in his practice to address a variety of disease presentations.

- Seminar participants are invited to bring difficult cases with them for Dr. Silver to use to demonstrate the holistic approach to a patient. This interactive Q&A will take place during the final lecture period.

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Robert J. Silver graduated from Colorado State University in 1982 with his veterinary degree. Prior to that he received a Masters in Mammalian cardiopulmonary physiology, and a Bachelor in Animal Science, all three degrees from CSU. Currently, Dr. Silver is in clinical practice in Boulder, Colorado where he directs an integrative veterinary medical hospital. This beautiful clinic offers a variety of conventional and alternative services, including diagnostic ultrasound and ozone therapy, two very different procedures that both benefit the patient with cancer by blending the best of conventional medicine with alternative therapies. Dr. Silver was certified in acupuncture by IVAS in 1993, and developed the Basic Course in Chinese Herbal Medicine for that group from 1995-2001. He was President of the Rocky Mountain Holistic Veterinary Association in Denver for 3 consecutive terms. Dr. Silver formulates and develops complex professional veterinary nutraceutical formulations for RxVitamins for Pets and serves as a consultant to Nature’s Variety, a company that produces natural and frozen diets for pets.