Holistic Veterinary Medicine Club

Externship Opportunities

Veterinarians: If you would like to mentor a senior student through an externship program, please contact us to be added to this list.

Please note: These are not among the "pre-approved" externships available through the Academic Programs Office. This list is designed to aid the student in locating Integrative/Holistic practitioners willing to mentor senior students through externships. Approval by the vet school is the responsibility of the student.

Listed in Alphabetical Order by Last Name:

Name: Dean R. Bader, DVM
Practice Shingle Springs Veterinary Clinic
Location: 4211 Sunset Lane, Suite 101, Shingle Springs CA
Phone: 530-677-0390
Email: dean@deanbaderdvm.com
Interests: Integrated Medicine using both conventional & holistic medicine, acupuncture, veterinary orthopedic manipulation, VetNaet, electronic medicine using harmonic translation, homeopathy, Chinese and western herbs, scenar.
Species: Small Animals: dogs, cats, rabbits. Large Animals: horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, llamas

Name: Liz Fernandez, DVM, CVA
Practice: Acupuncture For Pets
Location: 740 Paseo De Leon Newbury Park, Ca. 91320
Phone: 805-262-2408
Email: Liz@acupuncture4pets.net
Website: www.acupuncture4pets.net
Interests/Modalities: Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Nutrition & Food Therapy, Tui-Na, Laser, Integrative Therapies.  I often get referrals from the local specialists for orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and internal medicine cases.
Species:  This is a House Call practice.  I average 20 - 30 cases a week.  Dogs, Cats.

Name: Ann-si Li, DVM, OMD
Practice: Assisi Acupuncture, Ltd.
Location: Berkeley Center for Special Veterinary Services, Berkeley CA (also housecall  appointments in the East San Francisco Bay Area)
Email: Assisi3AsL@yahoo.com
Website: www.AssisiAcupunctureLtd.com
Interests: acupuncture/TCM, immune support, musculoskeletal disorders, kidney disease
Species: dogs and cat, some rabbits

Name: John Limehouse, DVM, CVA; Priscilla Taylor-Limehouse, DVM, CVA
Practice: Limehouse Veterinary Clinic of Holistic Medicine
Location: 10742 Toluca Lake CA 91602
Phone: 818-761-0787
Email: contact@limehousevet.com
Interests: acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, homeopathy, chiropractic

Name: Kevin James May
Practice: El Cajon Valley Veterinary Hospital
Location: El Cajon CA
Phone: 619-444-9491
Email: kjmaymsi@cox.net
Interests: acupuncture, chiropractic, herbs
Species: horses (all week), dogs/cats (one day a week)

Name: Anne Reed, DVM and Jenny Taylor, DVM
Practice: Creature Comforts Holistic Veterinary Center
Location: 2501 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland CA 94605
Phone: 510-530-1373
Website: www.creaturecomfort.com
Interests: acupuncture/TCM, herbs, homeopathy, chiropractic

Name: Nancy Scanlan, DVM
Practice: Sherman Oaks Veterinary Group
Location: 13624 Moorpark Street, Sherman Oaks CA 91423
Phone: 818-784-9977
Email: webdoc46@netzero.net
Interests: acupuncture, Chinese herbs, western herbs, nutritional therapy, trigger point therapy
Species: Dogs, cats and occasionally rabbits
Special note: 100% holistic. I do not do any surgery. I refer patients needing hospitalization, but I continue acupuncture, etc. for any of my patients who require it when hospitalized at my practice. On the other hand, I get a lot of referrals from veterinarians, including board-certified surgeons and oncologists.

Name: Patricia Ungar, DVM
Practice: Kensington Veterinary Hospital
Location: San Diego CA
Phone: 619-584-8418
Email: office@kensingtonvet.com
Interests: acupuncture, homeopathy, nutrition, Chinese herbs, VOM
Species: cat, dog, occasionally rabbits/pocket pets