Chief of Integrative Health Services at Centinela Animal Hospital, Inglewood California
Richard Palmquist, DVM was born in Greeley, Colorado and graduated from Colorado State University in 1983. He is chief of integrative health services at <a href="http://www.lovapet.com/" target="_hplink">Centinela Animal Hospital</a> in Inglewood, California. He is a past president of the <a href="http://www.ahvma.org/" target="_hplink">American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association</a> and an international speaker in integrative veterinary medicine, especially homotoxicology, therapeutic nutrition, and modified hospice. He is a consultant for the Veterinary Information Network (<a href="http://www.vin.com/" target="_hplink">VIN</a>). He is also president of the <a href="http://www.ahvmf.org" target="_hplink">AHVM Foundation</a>, which promotes scientific research into alternative therapies. He has published two books, one a textbook for conventional veterinarians and a second book for clients discussing how integrative thinking works. He has consulted with ABC and CBS news. His <a href="http://www.lovapet.com/" target="_hplink">practice</a> is located in Inglewood, California and services over 16,500 active patients.<br />
Richard is author of two books: <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Releasing-Your-Hidden-Health-Potential/dp/1449908446/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273987179&sr=1-1#noop" target="_hplink">Releasing Your Pet's Hidden Health Potential</a></em>, and <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Integrating-Complementary-Medicine-Veterinary-Practice/dp/0813820200/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273987328&sr=1-1" target="_hplink">Integrating Complimentary Medicine Into Veterinary Practice</a></em>.