1TDC™ Pet Wellness Academy®
“It is my goal to empower pet parents to make better choices and take a more active role in promoting health and quality of life for their pets.”
Dr. Katie Kangas
Pet Wellness Education Videos by Dr. Katie Kangas
What is Hip Dysplasia?
Bad Breath! What does it mean?
Why is my Dog scratching his ears?
Why does my Dog eat grass?
Is coconut oil safe for my pets?
Does dry food clean my pet’s teeth?
Are bones safe for dogs?
Does dry food promote firm pet stools?
The down side of dry food
Is fish-based dry food safe for my pet?
Can I feed my pet people food?
Is dry food safer than raw food?
What is your Cat not telling you?
Meet Dr. Kangas
Dr. Kangas owns a private practice in San Diego, California. She uses an integrative approach to healthcare for pets by utilizing conventional diagnostics and/or treatment protocols in adjunct with multiple holistic modalities to optimize wellness. Her areas of special interest include food therapy/nutrition, dental health, acupuncture and pain management. Dr. Kangas enjoys teaching and shares her passion for pet wellness by lecturing and presenting locally, nationally and internationally.
Dr. Kangas also appreciates working at the animal shelter and improving the lives of homeless pets in her community, ultimately improving opportunity for adoption into permanent homes. She currently works part-time for the San Diego County Department of Animal Services, and prior to her pursuit of holistic medical training, Dr. Kangas worked as the full-time medical director for the San Diego Humane Society & SPCA.
In her free time, she enjoys nature, travel and numerous outdoor athletic activities, as well as teaching, writing, and exploring her passion for healthy & nutritious foods through culinary creations to share with family, friends & pets.
DVM- University of Wisconsin 1993
CVA- Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist; by the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, 2008
CVCP- Certified Veterinary Chiropractitioner; VOM/ Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation
Affiliations/ Member of:
AVMA – American Veterinary Medical Association
SDCVMA- San Diego County Veterinary Medical Association
AATCVM- American Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine
IVAPM – International Veterinary Association of Pain Management
VBMA – Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association
AHVMA – American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association