Nancy Brandt DVM, CVC, CVA, CVMA attended the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical School and graduated with honors in 1990. Before attending medical school she attained a 5 year triple BA degree in biology, chemistry and physics. In 1998 she began her studies in acupuncture, Chinese medicine, chiropractic medicine, naturopathic modalities like homeopathy and pioneered the field of Veterinary Medical Aromatherapy.(R)
She has studied human behavior models for over 10 years now and uses aromatherapy to assist the collective consciousness of pet and guardian. In 1999 she founded the Natural Care Institute, an exclusive holistic veterinary practice focusing on Traditional Chinese Medicine and other modalities for animals. She has a truly integrative approach to health. She has traveled worldwide promoting a holistic approach to healing.
In 2015 she founded the VMAA – the Veterinary Medical Aromatherapy Association. This organization is dedicated to setting the standard of practice of aromatherapy use in animals and educating the public and veterinarians in this vital art form. This organization promotes educating all who choose to use aromatherapy with animals regardless of the affiliation with any one oil company. It is time that the veterinary industry take charge of regulating this medical art form to protect both the animals and the essential oils.
In 2017 she founded UnBound Center for Animal Wellness. A wellness focused practice for special needs pets who may need daily or weekly therapy to promote wellness and harmony.
She is the Mother of 3 lovely children and 1 grandchild, dogs and horses. It has been her lifelong dream to be an educator for medical practitioners. She is uniquely suited to teaching, as she has spent years integrating multiple medical modalities into her practice of healing. She is an asset to bridging the medical worlds with hundreds of case studies.