Richard H. Pitcairn, D.V.M., Ph.D.
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Richard Pitcairn is a holistic veterinarian and an internationally known authority and educator on veterinary homeopathy. He founded and, for more than 20 years, was Director of Animal Natural Health Center, a private practice and teaching clinic in Eugene, Oregon with emphasis on homeopathy and nutrition as treatment modalities. In 2003 he retired from active practice and moved to Sedona, Arizona and established Animal Natural Health Center Education Programs for training veterinarians in the use of homeopathic medicine in their practices. A founding member and first President of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy, he is author of the best-selling Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats and Natural Health for Dog’s & Cats” co-authored with his wife, Susan Pitcairn.
Dr. Pitcairn graduated from veterinary school at the University of California, Davis and received a Ph.D. in veterinary microbiology and immunology from Washington State University (WSU) in 1972, where he specialized in the study of viruses, immunology and biochemistry. At WSU, he was assistant professor on the veterinary school faculty and taught public health and epizootiology to fourth year veterinary students while participating in research projects using tissue culture, virus isolation and assay, and electron microscopy.
In 1992, Dr. Pitcairn began teaching an annual 130 hour post-graduate certification training program in clinical homeopathy for licensed veterinarians. By 2009, Dr. Pitcairn had trained more than 450 animal doctors from around the world to use his holistic approach to keeping animals well.
Dr. Pitcairn has written articles for professional organizations and been featured in The American Homeopath and in journals published by the American Holistic Veterinary Association, the International Foundation for Homeopathy, the National Center for Homeopathy and the International Association for Homeopathy. He has served as President of the International Foundation for Homeopathy and Society for Animal Homeopathy and has given presentations to government and professional panels, including the California Medical Association and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.