Animal Doctor Articles
At Animal Doctor we are very excited about essential oils! Dr. Jodie and her staff have been using therapeutic essential oils for years and have seen positive results in their patients. If you'd like to find out more, see these articles we've written:
Dr. Jodie is a 1987 UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Charter Class graduate. She was certified in veterinary acupuncture at the Chi Insitute in Florida in 2008, under the instruction of the world-renown Dr. Huisheng Xie. She is a certified food therapist and experienced in western and oriental herbology. She participated in the First International Traditional Veterinary Medical Symposium in China. In 2011, she completed the Canine Rehabilitation course at the University of Tennessee. Her lifetime experiences with animals help her to understand pet care from your point of view. Dr. Jodie enjoys caring for her own rescued dogs and cats. She is the owner and full-time veterinarian at the Animal Doctor. She is an accomplished writer and speaker. She has appeared on television and radio to promote the integration of holistic veterinary care into conventional pet care.
Caring and skilled employees mean better patient care and customer service for you! Certified and experienced veterinary technicians perform precise laboratory work, minor procedures, meticulous dental prophylaxis, and assist with the careful administration and monitoring of anesthesia. Qualified assistants to the doctors and technicians are our patient advocates. They provide the follow through on each visit so that your pet is reassured and comforted from the moment he arrives until the moment he leaves. Polite and knowledgeable receptionists and management field your calls, schedule your appointments and guide your check in and check out so that your experience at the Animal Doctor is smooth and meets every expectation! This staff is involved in the production of our all natural treats and natural insect repellant. The Animal Doctor staff has a lot of heart and aims to please. Your pet could not be in better hands!
Did you know that your purchases continue to help resident pets to exist?!
Hundreds of pets would have been euthanized if Dr. Jodie had not intervened. Some were strays and brought in to the clinic for help. Others were difficult cases with guardians who felt unable to deal any longer with the situation and relinquished ownership. Many were "fixed up" and placed in new homes. Some were adopted by compassionate employees. Dr. Jodie has kept a "few." Unfortunately, some have been unadoptable due to their chronic disorders, so they live with us permanently. Others are still hoping to go home to a real bed.
Here are some of their stories:
Mork was on “death row” at the old Milwaukee Humane Society when he was rescued. He has had two cancerous tumors removed. He had spondylosis. He ate raw diet and was on a lot of supplements. He was Dr. Jodie's big boy for thirteen years. He was the best ball fetcher ever. He went swimming in an indoor pool and he was the kitty police in Dr. Jodie's house and at the clinic. He died suddenly due to the rupturing of an internal tumor on Feb. 8, 2012. Dr. Jodie misses him terribly.
Snoopy was presented for euthanasia due to serious allergies. He used to scratch his face raw. He wore an e-collar for three years. He eats raw and is on a lot of supplements. Last summer he developed cataracts and had surgery and now he can see again. He has been Dr. Jodie's special boy for over a decade.
Animal Doctor and Dr. Jodie have been affiliated with a variety of reputable organizations. We have provided you with links to some of these associations.
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association
To benefit from our time together and best promote a high quality of life for your pet companion, it is important that you understand our holistic approach to your pet companion's wellness. We believe the best health comes from the integration of western medicine and eastern health practices. This is why we offer so many modalities all in one complex.
We are proud to be quite unlike any other veterinary practice!
The health of your pet's mind, body and spirit is influenced by your wellbeing, the health of your pet's environment (external forces including hygiene and nutrition), and genetics. I believe the six most important factors a guardian must provide to achieve maximal quality and longevity of life for his/her pet companion are: unconditional love, safety, exemplary nutrition, abundant exercise, training, and the wellbeing of the guardian's self. Remember, it is difficult for a caregiver to give if he/she is not whole. I encourage you to look at and into yourself during this nurturing process. What can you do to support the health of your mind, body, and spirit?
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We provide a unique, calm atmosphere with sofas, a fireplace, tea for you, and cookies for your pet's enjoyment. Our notoriety in this small town and across the country has come from our boldness, desire and expertise in offering a diverse array of integrated western and eastern pet health modalities all in one facility. It is quite unusual to find medicine and retail, surgery and acupuncture, heartworm preventative and essential oils, raw diet and quality kibble, and more, all under one roof! As you browse, please don't skip a single button; you'll miss something important!
Animal Doctor hosts many classes and events relating to holistic care for not only your pets but for the rest of your 2 legged family as well! We hope to see you at one soon!
Thank you for your interest in us!
Sunday CLOSED Monday
8AM - 7PM
(Closed from 1pm-2:30pm for a staff meeting)
Tuesday 8AM - 7PM Wednesday
9AM - 5PM
(Closed from 1pm-2pm for lunch)
Thursday 8AM - 7PM Friday 8AM - 5PM Saturday 9AM - 12PM
Phone: (414) 422-1300
Fax: (414) 422-1977
Animal Doctor, Inc.
Holistic Veterinary Complex
S73 W16790 Janesville Road
Muskego, Wisconsin 53150
If you would like to contact us regarding a product wholesale order or inquiring regarding Dr. Jodie's availablity as a speaker for your organization or event, or any other business matter, please email:
Jesica Samson, Practice Manager
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