Extend and enhance the quality of your pet's life Be proactive about your pet's wellness and let Dr. Stacy show you how a reasonable combination of proven Western veterinary know-how and time-tested Eastern therapies can promote health and vitality for your furry companion. Whether it's a matter of harnessing the healing properties of food, eliminating harmful elements from a pet's surroundings, restoring an animal's flow of energy, or treating bothersome symptoms, Dr. Stacy provides a revolutionary East-West approach, blending the best of both worlds to bring your pet's internal and external environments into perfect harmony. Written by a leading veterinarian schooled in both Western veterinary medicine and traditional Eastern medicine Packed with charts, quizzes, inspirational quotes, and more An appendix lists alternative veterinary practitioners around the U.S. Head to Tail Wellness will show you how to make positive changes in your pet's life that will reduce the need for drugs and invasive therapies and, most importantly, yield a happy, healthy pet.
Stacy Fuchino , VMD, has impeccable credentials in the veterinary field as well as a breadth of experience in Eastern treatments. An Asian American of Japanese ancestry, Dr. Stacy received his veterinary degree from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, then completed an externship at New York City's renowned 24-Hour Animal Medical Center. After a year of intense studies under acclaimed veterinarian Stephen Ettinger, he went into private practice in Los Angeles, augmenting his training by pursuing studies in traditional Eastern medicine at the Chi Institute for Animals and in feng shui at the American Feng Shui Institute. At his state-of-the-art Palos Verdes Pet Hospital in Redondo Beach, California, Dr. Stacy has treated animals suffering from nearly every ailment that can befall a pet. He blends a wide array of traditional veterinary services, including surgery, X-rays, and blood tests, with acupuncture and herbal remedies. He has made numerous TV appearances, including TBS' Animal ER and A&E's America's Top Dog.