Veterinarian to speak at LSU on June 15 about herbal medicine
The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s Integrative Medicine Committee welcomes veterinarian, Dr. Neal Sivula to the Crow Integrative Medicine Speaker Series on Friday, June 15, 2012, from 12-1 p.m. in Room 1212C at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. The title of his presentation is “Reiki and Herbal Medicine for Animals.” At 2 p.m. there will be a demonstration and Q & A session with Dr. Sivula in Room 12121B. Dr. Sivula received his DVM from The Ohio State University in 1988 and completed an internship and residency in large animal internal medicine at the University of Minnesota. In addition, he earned his PhD in veterinary medicine and epidemiology.
After eight years in large animal practice, an interest in integrative small animal care prompted Dr. Sivula to start Dancing Paws Animal Wellness Center (http://dancingpawsawc.com) in 2001. His veterinary practice focuses on the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole pet, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.
Dr. Sivula is certified in animal chiropractics by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association, was the eighth veterinarian nationwide to achieve advanced certification in acupuncture by the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture, is a certified Veterinary Food Therapist and Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist through the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Sivula is a former board member of the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association and an active member within the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. He was elected as President of the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture for 2010 and is active with the group as a past President.
Continuing education hours are available for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. A light lunch will be available for those who send an RSVP via email to MMcKea1@tigers.lsu.edu.
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