The Dog Doc

2019

The Dog Doc

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A founding father of integrative veterinary medicine, Dr. Marty Goldstein and his colleagues in South Salem, NY have created a mecca for holistic care, offering hope to scores of previously hopeless animals (and their owners). Combining conventional medical training with cutting edge alternative therapies, Dr. Marty's deeply empathetic philosophy offers a vital example of how improving overall health rather than merely treating disease is transformative for all living things. As Goldstein and his staff interact with animals, the stakes are high and it is often touch and go as we watch the owners, some who have traveled great distances, struggle with the reality of whether or not their pets will live to see another day. THE DOG DOC poses a serious question about whether we are over medicating our pets, our children, and ourselves, while offering an immersive view into a seldom seen world to paint a complete picture of the dedication and joy of being a veterinarian.

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Critic Reviews for The Dog Doc

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

  • An admiring portrait, to be sure, but one that poses penetrating questions about what passes for health care today in the United States, for people and their pets alike.

    May 8, 2019 | Full Review…
  • It is gratifying to see a group of hardworking professionals like the employees of Smith Ridge doing everything they can to keep innocent animals from suffering.

    May 14, 2019 | Full Review…
  • A riveting documentary about a veterinarian who cures seemingly hopeless cases of dog disease with the addition of alternative tweaks.

    Apr 28, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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