Dr. Woods has had an interest in Alternative
Veterinary Medicine dating back to his
undergraduate studies. While working on his
Bachelor of Science in honors Biology at the
University of Cincinnati, Dr. Woods was employed
part time with the Food and Drug Administration.
Here he was introduced to a colleague who had
been very pleased with the results her dogs had
received using veterinary acupuncture.
During his education at the Ohio State University
College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Woods
continued his interest in veterinary acupuncture
and became familiar with additional alternative, or
so called "holistic" modalities. He helped develop
the college branch or the American Holistic
Veterinary Medical Association and served as its
president, providing the students with a showcase
to learn about complimentary modalities in
Upon graduation, Dr. Woods completed a one
year surgical/internal medicine internship at the
Animal Specialty Group in Glendale, California.
Shortly after completing his internship, he became
Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture. He has been
in general practice since 1998, and continues to
provide clients and their animals with allopathic
and complimentary therapies.
Dr. Woods is currently working on a Masters
Degree in Traditional Veterinary Chinese Medicine
at the Chi Institute in Gainesville, Florida.