Dr. Chalmers received her DVM degree in 1984.
After graduation she
returned home to Sonoma County, and worked part time at an equine practice and part time in a small animal hospital.
Uncomfortable with the invasiveness of conventional practice she decided to specialize in dermatology and was accepted into the residency program at the University of Georgia.
She completed her training there and in 1992, was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (Diplomate, ACVD).
was introduced to homeopathy in 1991, and it immediately resonated.
The following year she
enrolled in the first veterinary homeopathy course offered in this country (taught by Dr. Richard Pitcairn).
She completed the training requirements established by the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH), was certified in 1995 (Certified Veterinary Homeopath), and began treating animals using homeopathic remedies instead of drugs.
practice has been entirely holistic since the year 2000.
In 2009, she
study of clinical nutrition out of concern about the increasing prevalence of environmental disease.
As a result, we introduced muscle testing (energy testing) so that we can tailor specific nutritional protocols for each patient.
In March 2014, she
completed a year-long advanced course in nutrition so that we can now treat the more challenging diseases of the 21st century, including antibiotic resistant infections, environmental disease and GMO (genetically modified organism) toxicity.
She has served on the AVH Certification Committee since 1997.
In 2009, she helped establish the Homeopathy Working Group, a veterinary teaching group.
is now offering lectures about environmental disease and nutritional therapy.
Stephanie Chalmers, DVM, Diplomate ACVD, CVH
4918A Sonoma Hwy.
Santa Rosa, CA 95409