About: Dr. Jodie Gruenstern


Dr. Jodie is a 1987 UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Charter Class graduate. She was certified in veterinary acupuncture at the Chi Institute 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.


Dr. Jodie likes to promote the human-animal bond in today's youth and has been a 4-H member, leader and creator of UW-Extension 4-H Veterinary Science project literature. She has been a small animal practitioner in Muskego for 25 years.  She is the formulator of the Animal Doctor line of natural pet products. Dr. Jodie is available to speak to small and large venues of pet guardians and veterinary colleagues.  Her mission is to encourage the integration of "green medicine" into pet health care. Dr. Jodie is a member of many veterinary associations, Elmbrook Church, and she is a vegetarian!