Dr. Linda Boggie graduated from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. After graduation she worked in various practices including a 24 hour animal hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, locum work for various small animal practices and finally at a high quality small animal practice in Stockton, California where she became a partner. She completed the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society basic acupuncture course in 1995 and incorporated acupuncture into her existing small animal hospital practice using both conventional and alternative medicine. She has received additional training in acupuncture from Jeffrey Yuen, a Daoist priest and a recognized teacher of classical acupuncture.
She sold her veterinary practice in California in 2002 to pursue additional training in Chinese herbs, completing a veterinary Chinese herbal course at the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida. Since 1998 she has lectured for various acupuncture courses in Canada, Scandinavia, Europe and Cuba, as well as lecturing for advanced continuing education seminars and symposiums in North America, Scandinavia, Europe and Australia. In September 2011 she was an invited keynote speaker at the first International Congress of TCVM in Lanzhou, China. She is also involved with teaching herbal medicine at the Qi Academy in Germany. An active member of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society since 1995, she was elected President of the society in 2002 and completed her duties as President in 2008. She remains actively involved with IVAS on the examination committee.
In 2003 she moved to The Netherlands and established a small animal holistic practice that is incorporated into a conventional practice offering more advanced care for small animals. She continues to enjoy Chinese veterinary medical practice, lecturing on Chinese medicine, acupuncture and the use of Chinese herbs in small animals.
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