Vaccines vs. Nosodes for Dogs with Dr. Todd Cooney

vaccines vs. nosodes for dogs with dr. todd cooney your natural dog podcast with angela ardolino

With most conventional veterinarians pushing annual boosters of vaccines, many pet parents are worried about over vaccination. In this episode of Your Natural Dog, we’re joined by Dr. Todd Cooney, who after 20 years of conventional veterinary practice, began to question the wisdom of drugs and vaccines. Dr. Cooney joins us to discuss his journey to homeopathy, the problem with vaccinations, and what nosodes for dogs are, and how they can help counter over-vaccination. 

Episode Recap: 

  • From Conventional to Holistic 
  • Acupuncture and Homeopathy
  • The Problem with Vaccinations 
  • Adjuvants in Vaccines
  • Yearly Vaccines and Boosters
  • What are Nosodes?
  • Natural immunity vs. Autoimmunity

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*For pet parents interested in nosodes for their dog, Dr. Cooney encourages first time clients to book a new client consult, which will include the nosodes at no additional charge.

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About Angela Ardolino

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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, a rescue animal sanctuary farm, and two locations of her natural pet salon and shop Beautify the Beast. She’s also the founder and formulator of CBD Dog Health, which offers high quality, all-natural cannabis health and wellness products for pets; Your Natural Dog, an online resource for natural pet products and healthcare techniques from trusted holistic veterinarians & pet experts; and MycoDog, which creates and produces high-quality medicinal mushroom and adaptogen tinctures specifically for pets.

Accordingly, she has used CBD Dog Health’s Full Spectrum Hemp Extract, and now MycoDog mushroom extracts, on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela has Odie, a 16-year-old mini-schnauzer, as well as 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. Todd Cooney

Dr. Todd Cooney nosodes for dogs Dr. Todd Cooney earned a BS in Wildlife Science, MS in Veterinary Parasitology, and DVM from Purdue University (1986). After 22 years of conventional practice, he took Dr Richard Pitcairn’s Professional Course in Veterinary Homeopathy, which changed the way he viewed health and disease. Dr Cooney now treats nearly all cases homeopathically. He has a busy practice in northern Indiana and serves as an instructor for the Pitcairn Institute of Veterinary Homeopathy (, and board member of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy ( The more he learns, the more he appreciates the elegance of homeopathy, combined with excellent nutrition. He sees the results in my own health, and that of his animal friends. Dr Cooney says: “I have a clear conscience, knowing I am following the first rule of medicine, Above all, do no harm.”