Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association
Dedicated to Developing Responsible Herbal Practice
Jasmine C. Lyon, Executive Director
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Established in 2002 by Susan Wynn, DVM, RH(AHG)
President:  Laurie Dohmen
President-Elect:  Robert Silver 
Past President: Cynthia Lankenau
Int'l Advisor:  Barbara Fougere
Recording Secretary:  Beth Lambert
Director/Treasurer:  Jasmine Lyon
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Scheduled Teleseminar Programs:
Teleseminar:  Incorporating Herbs in Food Therapy
featuring Dr. Constance DiNatale
Wednesday December 10th at 8 PM ET

Dr. DiNatale will discuss techniques to use medicinal herbs in cooking, both to enhance treatment options, as well as offer clients options for animals that are difficult to medicate. 

Dr. DiNatale graduated from the University of Florida School of Medicine in 1992.  While in veterinary school she became certified in veterinary acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS).  In 1999, she  completed her certification in veterinary chiropractic and opened the practice in Winter Park. 

Dr. DiNatale is a professor at the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida, teaching acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine to veterinarians.  A much sought after speaker, Dr. DiNatale lectures around the country at veterinary conferences on acupuncture, herbs and food therapy.  She enjoys spending her "spare" time with her son Valentine and her three dogs - Jordy, Sophie and Bailey.



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VBMA Teleseminars can be attended from anywhere, as long as you have a phone...and here's how it works!

After your purchase, you will receive an email (typically sent within one week of the seminar date) containing the speaker's notes as well as a toll free number.

5 minutes prior to the start of the seminar, you will use the provided phone number and conference code to dial in, at which time your call will automatically be muted for you.

The presenter will lecture, uninterrupted, for approximately 1 hour.  You may email questions to a provided email at any point during the lecture and they will be forwarded (again by email) to the presenter to be answered during the 1/2 hour Q & A portion, at the end of the lecture.

It's just that simple!

IMPORTANT: Teleseminars are LIVE events and a recording is NOT INCLUDED.  You have the option to purchase a recording when you sign up for a teleseminar, or you may do so separately at a later date.  The PDF/PPT files used during the presentation ARE included.

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Upcoming Events

International Herb Symposium
June 12th - 14th 2015
Incorporating Herbs in Food Therapy

Wednesday, December 10th at 8 PM ET
Featuring Dr. Constance DiNatale, DVM

Are Thoresen's NY Seminar
April 16th - 19th 2015
Hosted by the NY Complementary & Alternative Veterinary Medical Association

VBMA Annual Herbwalk
at the AHVMA Annual Conference

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