Taking Medicine Back from Corporate Interests with Dr. Eve Harrison

Taking Medicine back from corporate interests corporate influence in veterinary practice and veterinary education

In this episode of Your Natural Dog Podcast, host Angela Ardolino is joined by special guest Dr. Eve Harrison, an advocate for Take Medicine Back, a movement dedicated to restoring the ethical foundation of the medical profession by removing corporate influence. Dr. Harrison, a passionate integrative veterinarian who runs her own thriving mobile veterinary practice in Los Angeles, shares her insights into the detrimental impact of corporate interests on both veterinary education and veterinary practices nationwide. Together, Angela and Dr. Harrison delve into the repercussions of corporate influence on the industry and our pets’ well-being, shedding light on the importance of reclaiming the physician-patient relationship in veterinary medicine.

Episode Recap: 

  • Taking Medicine Back from Corporate Interests
  • Influence of corporations in veterinary practices
  • Influence of corporations in veterinary school
  • Statistics on corporate influence
  • Physicians and Veterinarians as the face of corporations
  • Corporate-sponsored lunch talks at veterinary school
  • Corporate Euthanasia Practices with euthanasia quotas
  • Helping dogs regain their quality of life naturally
  • Veterinary practices stretched thin trying to meet corporate demands
  • Veterinarians fall back on the same standard of care
  • Natural plant medicine is considered “alternative”
  • Dr. Eve Harrison’s favorite mushrooms

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About Angela Ardolino

angela ardolino your natural dog podcast cbd dog health mycodog pet health expert holistic Angela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert and educator who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. Angela owns and operates Fire Flake Farm, an animal rescue. She’s also the founder and formulator of CBD Dog Health, which offers high quality, all-natural cannabis health and wellness products for pets; and MycoDog, which creates and produces high-quality medicinal mushroom and adaptogen tinctures specifically for pets.

Accordingly, she has used CBD Dog Health’s CBD for Dogs, and now MycoDog mushrooms for dogs, on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela’s pack includes rescues Jolene, Maza and Rhemi. In addition, she has 4-10 more any time she is fostering or boarding. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and the Veterinary Cannabis Association. In fact, Angela has educated hundreds of medical doctors and veterinarians on the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals.

About Dr. Eve Harrison

Dr. Eve Harrison The House Call Vet Academy

Dr. Eve Harrison is a veterinarian with a passion for helping fellow professionals navigate the world of mobile veterinary practice. A graduate of Upenn with extensive experience in various veterinary settings including ER, GP, shelter, wildlife, and relief work, Dr. Harrison felt a calling to explore alternative avenues within the profession. Despite early success, she found herself feeling burnt out and overwhelmed, prompting her to seek a different path.

Driven by a desire for change, Dr. Harrison delved into business practices and combined her expertise with her Veterinary Freedom Formula. Through this formula, she successfully built her own profitable and sustainable house call practice in Los Angeles. Now, with a thriving integrative concierge house call practice, Dr. Harrison is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and experience with other veterinarians seeking a similar path. She offers guidance and support to help veterinarians create fulfilling and financially successful mobile practices, drawing from her own journey of trial, error, and ultimate success.