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  About       

Dr. Heike Jung

Dr. Jung combines her veterinary training with her 20+ years experience as an animal chiropractor and her passion for homeopathy to help you find a better normal for your four legged friend.

The Veterinarian

 

I graduated Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 1994. My first job was with a mixed animal practitioner in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. It was a great job but I was in search of the perfect job.



My next career choice brought me to a small animal practice in southeastern Michigan. This fast paced, family owned practice was a wonderful learning experience. It taught me not to rely on fancy machines but to listen to the clients, the animals and my instincts. I learned about practice management and client communication; about late night c-sections and early morning euthanasias; about open heart surgery and limb amputations; about chronic skin problems and emergency medicine. If it was unusual and complicated, we probably saw it. 

But something was missing....I was seeking balance with nature. I was seeking healing from within. I wanted to cure the disease, not suppress its symptoms. I wanted to look at the whole animal, not just the symptoms associated with different body parts.

The Chiropractor & Homeopath

 

I became certified in animal chiropractic by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association in 1999. I studied Homeopathy under Dr. Glen Dupree and the British Institute of Homeopathy in 2008. I became passionate about horses again.



As my professional work with horses expanded, so did my personal growth with my own equine companions. In seeking more knowledge, better communication and a relationship with my horses, I started my journey in Natural Horsemanship as well as Equine Behavior and Problem solving in 2005. It has been a very successful journey to the point of becoming a Professional Instructor and an International Lecturer on Equine Behavior.

The Northern Virginia area has brought new opportunities. I now work closely with other holistic vets who want to re-establish balance and harmony to your pet's life using chiropractic and homeopathic modalities.

Author

This book is a collection of my own horse stories and the lessons I learned...

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For those of us who love horses, they have a somewhat magical quality about them, an unknown mystery. For those of us who have owned horses, they have been teachers, healers and partners.

 

This book is a collection of my own horse stories and the lessons I learned.

 

Stories that have helped me understand myself better. Stories that have made me see people in a different light. Stories that have made me think outside the box and re-create my own box.

 

These are stories and lessons about healing, growing, and changing. This book is a collection of horse inspired lessons about wealth, health and, most importantly, relationships.

Wild Horses
"The physician is only nature's assistant."  --Galenos