Dr. Linda Hamilton graduated from Western College of Veterinary Medicine,
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1982. She has worked in several mixed and small
animal veterinary practices, including 18 years at Selkirk Animal Hospital.
Dr. Hamilton has been interested in complementary, alternative & holistic
medicine since 2002. She is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA)
through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society. She is Manitoba's
first veterinarian to become Certified in Animal Chiropractic (CAC)
through Healing Oasis Wellness Centre Canada (recently renamed Veterinary
Chiropractic Learning Centre) and is the first Manitoba Vet
to gain Certification as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT)
from the Canine Rehab Institute. She also completed certifications in
Veterinary Food Therapy (CVFT), Veterinary Tui-na (CVT)
and Veterinary Chinese Herbal Therapy Medicine (CVCH)
from the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine in Reddick, Florida,
Dr. Hamilton is currently on the Board of Directors of both the Association
of Veterinary Acupuncturists of Canada (AVAC)
and the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS).
She was recently appointed President of AVAC, and voted President
Dr. Hamilton opened Natural Healing Veterinary Care in
November 2006. In her spare time she loves to continue to learn, travel,
practice yoga, cycle and re-discover the joys of middle distance running.
She is a Past President of the Manitoba-Northwest Ontario Provincial Chapter
P.E.O. Sisterhood (a completely "non-vet" organization.)
Find out more about Dr. Hamilton's certifications.
Click Here for a video of a treatment session with Dr.
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acupuncture with Dr.
Dr. Linda Hamilton
Sarah Kobes, Receptionist
Sarah graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in June of 2013. She has been a volunteer at the Victoria General
Hospital for the past 3 years and is hoping to pursue nursing studies in the future. Sarah finds great joy in reading, gardening, camping,
seeing her friends and family, cuddling with her cats Boba Fett & Zoey, or staying at home with a great book (or a Netflix marathon).