Dr. Smith Offers Canine Nutrition Program Feb. 7

Friday, January 25, 2013

Dr. Colleen Smith of the Chattanooga Holistic Animal Institute will present a program on Canine Nutrition at the Obedience Club of Chattanooga Training Facility in Flintstone on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m.  There will be no admission charge. Anyone who has an interest  in providing nutrition that is best for your canine pet is welcome to attend. 

Dr. Colleen Smith, a graduate of Ross University, has been practicing  integrative medicine since 2005. Working in small animal practices has given her the opportunity to apply the principals of conventional Western medicine, but she also recognizes the necessity of its integration with alternative veterinary treatments.  Dr. Smith is certified in veterinary acupuncture, and she is a certified chiropractitioner.   She has a special interest in Chinese veterinary food therapy.  

Dr. Smith has opened her own animal hospital in Chattanooga:  The Chattanooga Holistic Animal Institute, better known as CHAI. For more information, call 517-1448.


W Road To Close Next Week

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Investor Sues Dyer, Brennan For $37,500, Plus $1 Million Punitive Damages

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Roy Exum: Vin Scully’s Last Time

It is said that the opening paragraph of my favorite ode to baseball should be the centerpiece for the canon of sports literature. It was written by former commissioner Bart Giamatti in "The Green Fields of the Mind,” a most marvelous essay to the last day of the regular season in the major leagues. “It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in ... (click for more)