Holisitic Medicine

Dr. Susan Ornitz provides our veterinary homeopathy services.

Homeopathy started about 200 years ago with a discovery by a German doctor, Samuel Hahnemann. Wondering why quinine was useful in malaria, he took the medicine himself and found that, given to a healthy person, it temporarily produced the symptoms found in malaria. When given to a malaria patient, however, it was curative. Homeopathy means literally to “treat with a similar disease.” Its central principle, “Like cures like,” contrasts with other medical approaches. Learn More…


Dr. Susan Ornitz provides our veterinary acupuncture services.

No one really knows when or where it started, but it has ancient roots. A primitive acupuncture-like therapy was practiced in India some 7000 years ago, and Stone Age humans used fishbone needles in China 5000 years ago. A large body of written information about the practice has survived the ages and grown with time. Learn More…