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Dr. Brittney Barton B.

Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

HEAL Veterinary Hospital

HQ Phone: (214) 329-9454

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HEAL Veterinary Hospital

4509 Lemmon Ave.

Dallas, Texas 75219

United States

Company Description

HEAL is devoted to helping support your aging pet with rehabilitative therapies, acupuncture, nutritional education and supplemental support. Our pets are living longer; as they age, additional support is needed to ensure that your loved one is healthy an ... more

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Background Information

Employment History


East Lake Veterinary Hospital


American Veterinary Dental Society


University of Louisiana-Monroe

Bachelors degree



Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree

Louisiana State University

undergraduate degree


Northeast Louisiana University

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Dr. Brittney Barton is the founder of HEAL Veterinary Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility that provides general pet care and focuses on hard-to-find services that include acupuncture, underwater and land treadmill rehabilitation, physical therapy, behavior consultation, training classes, nutritional counseling and advanced dental services. She answered the important questions regarding dogs and acupuncture.

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Veterinarian Brittney Barton of HEAL Veterinary Hospital in Dallas met the now eight-year-old orange tabby in 2012, when Skinny was surrendered to an animal shelter weighing more than 41 pounds. At that time, Barton worked at East Lake Veterinary Hospital, and she volunteered to oversee Skinny's care, aiming to help him lose weight and trust people again.

To kickstart Skinny's transformation, Barton first limited his calories. Instead of allowing him unrestricted access to a bowl of food, Barton fed him twice a day, utilizing the recommended portions for his size. Barton says the way many people feed cats is problematic, as we incorrectly think all cats are good at self-regulating their consumption.
"We assume they'll just eat until they're full and then they'll be done," she says. "Half of them might, but the other half won't.
In addition to putting Skinny on a diet and calculating his calories, Barton also had to get him moving more. Exercise, she says, is the most challenging part of weight loss for any cat owner, primarily because cats are so stubborn and independent.
"That's where a lot of people hit up against some trouble," Barton says.
Barton utilized treat balls and other games that required Skinny to "work" for his food. Moving his dish from place to place also ensured he'd get up and move around before mealtime.
According to Barton, Skinny lost a tremendous amount of weight from the diet and moderate exercise alone, but he hit a plateau around 32 pounds. That's when Barton got creative.
"Obviously not every cat is going to be amenable to walking on an underwater treadmill, but he was," Barton says. "There's kind of a beautiful thing when cats have a really strong affinity for food. You can leverage that and give them positive reinforcement for things they wouldn't like normally. Once we got him into his daily underwater treadmill sessions, he started dropping weight like crazy."
Last May, Skinny hit his weight loss goal, officially dropping half his weight. Today, the cat weighs between 17 and 18 pounds - "and he looks great," Barton adds. She recalls the "landmark day" when Skinny, formerly unable to stand for more than a few minutes, was finally able to jump onto her couch. As he has regained his health, he has also become more affectionate, active - and crafty.
Today, Skinny's name is no longer ironic.
Today, Skinny's name is no longer ironic.
"I'm constantly locking food up and trying to find out new places to put it, because he can jump higher and higher," Barton says.
"When he was holding that weight, he was in one place and he hardly moved at all," Barton says.

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