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cheryl schwartz

I'm a citizen of the universe and international educator, holistic veterinarian and a founding member of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. My books, Four Paws Five Directions: A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats & Dogs and Natural Healing for Dogs & Cats A - Z, have sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide in English and translation.

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About this course

his online course is a video recording of a live 3-hour class offered at Gathering Thyme Herb School, San Rafael, CA, in April 2019, before a mixed audience of animal lovers and professional animal healers. Experience practical Chinese medicine physiology through the Five Forces of Nature as we look at our dog and cat friends who embody the “Woodi-tude” – the essence of the Liver and Gall Bladder. Explore the expanded actions, emotions, behavior and other associations the Woodi-tude type brings, and how they react to life, to us and to each other.Learn tips about diet, lifestyle, herbals, and more.

Format: online video course plus PDF notes

For the animal caregiver, the beginning, advanced student, and the professional.Combining theory with 40 years of clinical experience.