Dr. Colleen Smith is a graduate of Ross University and has been practicing integrative medicine since 2005. She has predominantly worked with small animals, but in 2008 started her own Equine practice that offered primarily acupuncture and chiropractic treatments for local horse owners. Working in small animal practices has given her an opportunity to learn and apply the principals of conventional Western medicine, recognizing the necessity of its integration with alternative treatments. She is a certified veterinary acupuncturist through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, and has a special interest in dietary therapy using principals of traditional Chinese veterinary food therapy. She is also a certified chiropractitioner. She is the past-president to the AHVMA (American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association) for the years 2020-2021, which is the national association for holistic veterinarians. The AHVMA is the national group of member veterinarians and allies who are elevating the veterinary profession through innovation, education, and advocacy of integrative medicine. Additionally, she is on the board of Chattaneuter, a new low cost spay/neuter clinic in Chattanooga. Dr. Smith is an avid whitewater kayaker and yoga practitioner, and she also enjoys hiking with her two dogs Scout, a Cattle dog/Border Collie mix, and Hank, a Labrador/Greyhound mix.
(Secret Aspiration) Cure cancer holistically and then become a roady for The Foo Fighters!!