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
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
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)
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
Interests: acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, homeopathy, chiropractic
Name: Kevin James May
Practice: El Cajon Valley Veterinary Hospital
Location: El Cajon CA
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
Interests: acupuncture/TCM, herbs, homeopathy, chiropractic
Name: Nancy Scanlan, DVM
Practice: Sherman Oaks Veterinary Group
Location: 13624 Moorpark Street, Sherman Oaks CA 91423
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
Interests: acupuncture, homeopathy, nutrition, Chinese herbs, VOM
Species: cat, dog, occasionally rabbits/pocket pets