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Generous & Much Needed Care For Our Seniors From Renowned Holistic Vet, Dr. David Fong

Generous & Much Needed Care For Our Seniors From Renowned Holistic Vet, Dr. David Fong

When Dr. David B. Y. Fong, DVM, offered to help Muttville and donate his time to provide acupuncture and herbal treatments to our ailing senior dogs, we could barely express how thankful we were! Sherri along with many of Muttville’s fosters and volunteers believe in the benefits of holistic care. Dr. Fong is certainly one of the best in the Bay Area, and we are so fortunate for his support.

Dr. David B. Y. Fong is a holistic veterinarian who has been involved with complementary and alternative medicine since 1993. He is a Colorado State University graduate, a certified veterinary acupuncturist and herbalist from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, and a California board-certified licensed acupuncturist for humans. He offers complementary modalities including acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine, chiropractic, nutrition and contact reflex analysis. He is dedicated to exploring new and different modalities that offer less invasive treatments than surgery, antibiotics or steroids. Dr. Fong’s goal is to discover a harmonious integration of techniques.

Dr Fong’s full list of treatments:
Acupuncture
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Homeopathy
Nutritional counseling
Chiropractic treatments

CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) can treat and address most conditions, including:
Musculoskeletal problems, such as arthritis and hip/elbow dysplasia
Rehabilitation after an injury or surgery – particularly effective for spinal/neurological issues
Cancer – offering much-needed support for pets undergoing chemotherapy
Kidney, liver or other organ failure
Gastrointestinal problems, such as vomiting, diarrhea and irritable bowel disorder
Allergies and asthma
Dermatologic conditions

Dr. Fong heads the CAM department at VCA SFVS. For those who would like to sign up your pets for treatment with Dr. Fong, he is available at VCA SFVS on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and telephone consultations and on-site educational seminars about CAM. Visit www.sfvs.net or call 415-401-9200 for more information.

mariem3 | 01.17.11
Comments

This was so very nice of Dr. Fong. I actually live in the eastern part of the U.S. and my own dogs see a holistic vet. Thank you Dr.Fong for contributing yourself to a much needed charity.

I also just wanted to thank Muttville and all the volunteers there for caring about senior canines and felines. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of these very special animals.

I always adopt my dog’s from rescue groups or shelters. They are typically between four and ten years of age. My little “Lady” was ten when I adopted her. I had just lost my Doberman and wanted to rescue another dog since I still had my yellow lab at home. She was missing her friend. When I walked into the shelter, “Lady” was the first dog I saw and heard. She carried on so much as if to she was thinking “this is my chance”. I read her story and it indicated that she was 10 years old and her family no longer wanted her. Her teeth were in terrible condition.

My heart sank because I knew that if I took her, she wouldn’t be with us very long. Still, I bent down and looked at her and said “I don’t care if you’re 15, you’re coming home with me today”. We had her teeth worked on and she had regular groomings. Our sweet Lady had what we believe were the best 3-1/2 years of her life, we made sure of it.

Thanks for doing what you do.

Kind regards,
Janie Knetzer

janiek | 01.25.11 06:56pm

I forgot that you only rescue senior dogs and not cats.

janiek | 01.25.11 06:59pm

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