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Heart For Animals

Holistic Veterinary


Whole Energy Body Balance
(Healing Bodywork For Pets)


Behaviour and


Latest Posts

A podcast/interview I did on medical marijuana for pets.

I was interviewed by "The Devil's Lettuce Podcast" a few weeks ago, and it's just gone live. I talk about how medical cannabis extracts can help pets with various health issues.... Have a listen, tell me what you think, and ...
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Commercial pet foods – a slow poison

Here's a take-home message! A study published in 2003 looked at a sample size of 552 dogs over a 5-year period. This study showed an incredible difference between dogs fed commercial processed diets as compared to dogs fed table scraps or fresh foods. The ...
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Diet is everything

What your pet eats is the most important choice you can make for their health Good morning, and welcome to the first in a series of articles requested by you, the lovely people who are part of The Healing Vet ...
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What areas do you travel to?

I look after pets in the Northern Rivers- particularly Murwillumbah, Uki, Nimbin, Mullumbimby and surrounding regions. If you live further away (both near and far), I can always do a consultation via skype, and post you whatever holistic medicines your pet may need.

Remember, I am always at the end of the phone, and more than happy to answer any questions you have about keeping your pet well.

What kind of animals do you treat?

I am a small animal vet. Dogs and cats are the bulk of my practice, though I do see some small fluffies; rats, rabbits, guinea pigs and so on are all pets I can help you with. Snakes too, as long as they are non-venomous.

I don’t tend farm animals (cows, pigs, goats, llamas, alpacas etc).

I grew up mustering and competing on horses, and I do offer a limited equine service- only Whole Energy Body Balance Sessions, help mistreated/emotionally wounded horses and offer behavioural/training sessions. I do NOT do attend sick horses, do stitch ups, castrations, anaesthetics, or administer antibiotics or any pharmacy medicines to horses.

Do you offer after hours/emergency services?

I offer a limited after hours service. Please call me – I will call back when I can. Mobile coverage can be a bit spotty where I live, and during the day I may be out of range and on the road. Sometimes I don’t get messages until the next morning. If you have a severe emergency (eg snake bite, tick paralysis, broken bones etc) contact a local veterinary hospital, or the emergency center on the gold coast immediately. If the problem is less urgent, ring me, and if I don’t get back to you in a timely fashion, please seek help elsewhere . If I attend your pet out of working hours, there will be an after hours fee in addition to my normal rates. If you have an emergency during my working hours, I will cancel and reschedule my routine calls to make sure your pet gets the attention needed ASAP.

Do you carry medicines in your van?

I carry all the holistic and pharmacy medicines I need in my van, and can dispense them for your pet at the visit.

How much does a visit cost?

Many clients from my previous home visit practice in Townsville have told me that my rates are very reasonable. I keep my prices as affordable as I can, and I have a sliding scale of fees, with a discount for pensioners, single parents and anyone who may be in genuine financial difficulty. Please call me, tell me what the problem with your pet is, and then I can give you an estimate of what the cost may be, and see what I can do to help. I am more interested in looking after pets that need help, than in money.

Do you desex pets?

The only pets I can safely desex in your home are male cats. All the rest will need to go to a veterinary hospital to be desexed.



"On behalf of our dog Nikki who had a couple of massages from Dr Edward. I would recommend these treatments. Nikki was so relaxed & definitely pain free. Dr Edward has the golden touch."

- Sally Richardson
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