Dr. Tracy Lord
- Position: Veterinarian
- Education: Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine - 1996. | Undergraduate studies at James Madison University
- Career History: Opened Four Paws Veterinary Holistic Service - 2014.
- Areas of interest: Veterinary Acupuncture, Animal Spinal Manipulation, and Chinese Herbal Formulas & Supplements.
- Memberships and Associations: Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society | Certified in Animal Chiropractic through the Healing Oasis Center.
Dr. Lord first became interested in alternative medicine in veterinary school and began her integrative education during her fourth year rotations.
After beginning her career as a primary care veterinarian, Dr. Lord was certified in veterinary acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 2000 and completed her initial Chinese herbal training through the same organization in 2001. In 2004, Dr. Lord furthered her training to become certified in animal spinal manipulation through the Healing Oasis Center. She is currently working towards obtaining a graduate diploma in Veterinary Chinese herbal medicine.
She has been working exclusively as a holistic veterinarian since 2001 using acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies, spinal manipulation, nutrition, and other natural supplements in daily practice. She opened Four Paws Veterinary Holistic Service in 2014.
She treats a wide variety of conditions, ranging from the healthy pet whose owners want a more natural approach to their pets’ veterinary care to chronically ill patients. She routinely works with performance and working dogs as well as patients with arthritis, skin conditions, chronic liver or kidney disease, cancer, asthma, nurologic problems, inflammatory bowel disease as well as a variety of other conditions.
Dr. Lord, is happy to have her assistant Amber working alongside her.