With Dr. Armaiti May
Armaiti May obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in June 2005. After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. May spent 20 months working at a 24-hour emergency dog and cat hospital in the Los Angeles area. She then became certified in veterinary acupuncture through the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine and started a housecall practice for dogs and cats in Los Angeles.
As a practicing veterinarian, Dr. May educates people about preventive medicine as well as holistic options that exist for treating their companion animals’ ailments. Since 2006 Dr. May has served on the Board of Directors for RedRover, an animal protection organization that brings animals out of crisis and into care. She has also volunteered her time extensively lecturing to a variety of groups across the country on a wide range of topics including humane education in veterinary school, humane alternatives to declawing, the benefits of vegetarianism, and how to keep companion animals healthy.
Dr. May speaks Spanish and has provided volunteer veterinary services including surgeries, vaccines, and deworming to remote areas in Guatemala and Nicaragua without access to regular veterinary care. To learn more about Dr. May, please visit her website www.veganvet.net.
In her show, Dr. Armaiti May will address a wide range of issues affecting animals in our world, ranging from pet overpopulation and puppy mills to factory farming, as well as issues specific to the treatment of animal companions in veterinary medicine and how to keep one's dog or cat healthy. Periodically, guests will be invited onto the show to share their knowledge. News and current events pertinent to animal protection efforts will also be highlighted.