Dr. Martha Lindsay to Speak at Souhegan Kennel Club

On Wednesday, August 18th,  the Souhegan Kennel Club’s guest speaker will be Dr. Martha Lindsay, DVM, MS, CVH, a Certified Veterinary Homeopath and owner of Alternative Veterinary Services of North Andover, MA. AVS uses treatments such as homeopathy, acupuncture, and Chinese herbs.  Dr Lindsay will speak primarily on the uses of Homeopathy in modern veterinary practice, as well as a overview of holistic medicine techniques.

From her practice’s website:

Evaluating a sick animal includes noting physical symptoms from a complete physical examination, mental and emotional symptoms, exercise habits, environmental influences (including toxins as well as stressful situations) and diet. All previous medical records are reviewed and sometimes additional tests are recommended as well before therapeutic recommendations are made.

Conventional (or allopathic) Western medicine treats isolated symptoms in an ill animal but does not address the underlying susceptibility of that patient to develop disease. The goal of homeopathy is to treat the patient’s symptoms but also to develop the strength of good health to resist disease in the future.

About Dr. Lindsay:

Dr. Martha Lindsay graduated from Michigan State University in 1979 and completed a masters degree in 1980. For 21 years she practiced conventional medicine and surgery in small animals, avian and exotics at the Andover Animal Hospital in Andover, Massachusetts (a large, high quality multi-practitioner facility). In 2000 she began working in behavior medicine for New England Veterinary Behavior Associates in Lexington, Massachusetts. She completed the ANHC Basic and Advanced Professional Homeopathy Courses and was Certified by the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy in 2006. She regularly lectures to teach holistic medicine and animal behavior.

Souhegan Kennel Club Meeting
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
American K9 Country
Rt 101, Amherst NH
Program Begins at 7PM Sharp!
Light Refreshments Provided
Feel free to bring a guest or two, and bring your questions for Dr. Lindsay! See you there.

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