Holistic Vet

Dr. Nic Spooner – Intergrating veterinary medicine with alternative therapies

Nic is a holistic veterinarian who is passionate about integrating veterinary medicine with alternative therapies. Originally from a cattle property in Central Queensland, Nic graduated from the University of Queensland with first class honours in 2001. She completed a small animal rotating internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists and Pet Emergency in 2004 and obtained her membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Emergency Medicine and Critical Care in 2005. Over the past 22 years she has worked in mixed, small animal, emergency and specialist practices. In 2018 she completed her Graduate Diplomas in Veterinary Western Herbal Medicine and Veterinary Acupuncture witih the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT). Nic has been working at Alma Street Veterinary Hospital on a casual basis since 2010 and now offers integrative medicine consultations for small animal patients combining a conventional approach to diagnosis and treatment with herbal medicine, acupuncture, natural nutrition and supplementation, physical therapies and environmental management. She is excited to introduce other complementary and alternative modalities in the future. Nic also has her Cert IV TAE and has worked in the field of education for both veterinarians and veterinary nurses for 16 years. She is now the RTO Manager and a Professor for CIVT, and recently became a Charter Fellow of the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine. Nic lives in Yeppoon with her partner, four children, rescue dogs and cats and elderly horse. In her spare time she enjoys competing in triathlons.   

To book an appointment please email nicspooner.holisticvet@gmail.com


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