Meet Dr A (Dr. Piotr Antosiewicz)
Dr. Peter Antosiewicz is owner and director of Valley Veterinary Hospital and Squibnocket Animal Center. He graduated in 1981 from Warsaw Agricultural University of Veterinary Medicine in Warsaw, Poland. He is a strong believer in holistic medicine and incorporates it daily at Valley Veterinary Hospital. Dr A has dedicated his studies to combining traditional and integrative medicine as well as canine rehabilitation to promote health and well being to all his patients.
He has the following post doctoral certifications:
CVA: Certified Veterinary Acupuncture by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
CVCH: Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbologist by Chi Institute and China National Society of TCVM
CVTP: Certified Tui-na Practitioner by Chi Institute and China National Society of TCVM
CVFT: Certified Veterinary Food Therapist by Chi Institute and China National Society of TCVM
CCRT: Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist by Canine Rehabilitation Institute
As part of his master's program offered through the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, DrA traveled to Beijing, China. Up to this time he completed his continuing education programs offered by the Institute in: Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Kidney, Urinary, Reproductive, Dermatology, Oncology & Immune Medicated Disease, Basic and Advanced Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tui-Na, Food Therapy, and Advanced Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis.
Dr. A has extensively attended continuing education courses throughout the years offered by the American Animal Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association. Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, The American Animal Hospital Association, Canine Postural Rehabilitation, and the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. Through Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, he completed his continuing education courses in basic and advanced western herbs, chiropractic manipulation, and orthopedic surgery. For diagnostic purposes, Dr. A completed his ultrasound education programs in basic and advanced abdominal ultrasound, and in basic and advanced echocardiography.
Dr A teaching at Chi Institute
Dr A with Veterinarians
Dr A teaching at Chi Institute
Dr A is an active member of the
Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture
American Animal Hospital Association
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine
Dr. A is a Lab Instructor, Speaker and Examiner at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in Reddick, Florida. Dr. Peter also provides internship programs at his animal hospitals for veterinarians completing their post-doctoral courses. Dr. A's lecture topics at Chi Institiute include; Rehabilitation with Acupuncture for Geriatric Patients, Pain Management, How to Understand Chinese Herbal Medicine, and How to Start an Herbal Practice.
He is working with staff at Chi Institute to teach small animal acupuncture classes to licensed veterinarians. Students are learning 120 trans-positional canine acupuncture points and 50 classical canine acupuncture points. Through the wet labs students are learning how to use acupunture to diagnose and treat many disorders, behavioral problems, and diseases. They are also learning veterinary acupuncture techniques that include dry needle, aqua-acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, hemo-acupuncture, pneumo-acupuncture, and moxibustion.
Dr A has dedicated his studies to combining traditional and integrative medicine as well as canine rehabilitation to promote health and well being to all his patients.