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Natural Vet for Pets P.C.
Stacey Joy Hershman DVM, CVH, CVA

Holistic veterinarian
Certified veterinary homeopath
Certified veterinary acupuncturist

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FAX: 914-478-4101

585 Warburton Avenue
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
(Westchester County, NY)

Office Hours:
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Friday, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, 12pm - 6pm
Sunday - Closed

Dr. Hershman with Jazzie


Dr. Stacey Joy Hershman
Natural Vet for Pets P.C.

Veterinary Homeopath certified by the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH)

  • There are about 500 veterinary homeopaths in the U.S. and 25% are certified.

  • Taught and trained by Richard Pitcairn D.V.M., Ph.d and former veterinary professor of immunology, practicing veterinary homeopathy for over 25 years.

  • Completed all basic and advanced courses in veterinary homeopathy and faithfully attend all the continuing education lectures and conferences.

  • Certification by the AVH involves submitting medical cases over a one-year period and completing a rigorous written exam. Continuing education is required every 2 years to maintain certification.

Veterinary Acupuncturist certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (I.V.A.S.)

  • There are approximately a few thousand vets practicing acupuncture in the U.S. and only 30% are certified.

  • Certification achieved by completing a case for approval, a four hour written exam, an oral, acupuncture point exam on a real dog and horse and a 40-hour internship. Continuing education is required every 2 years to maintain certification.

  • Attend continuing education seminars offered by the I.V.A.S., American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association and American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture.

Acupuncture works best to treat pain due to geriatric, arthritic or slipped discs, whereas as homeopathy works best with chronic disease, which is more than 90% of the cases.

Emergency medicine veterinarian for over 14 years.


D.V.M. degree from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, graduated in 1990.

The Award for "The Kindest and Most Compassionate Veterinarian" was given to Stacey by a unanimous class vote at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Obtained B.S. degree in pre-vet medicine from Cook College at Rutgers University.

In the News

With Temps Rising Remember to Keep Your Dogs Cool - July 2011

Hastings' Hershman a 'Natural Vet for Pets' - The Daily Hastings/Dobbs Ferry, June 2011

Hi-Tor Animal Care Center (Pomona, Rockland County)— volunteer veterinarian.

Call 845-354-7900 to fundraise or make an online donation.

Host of "Animal Love", the Hi-Tor shelter's Cablevision's show, 2002-2004 — offering free veterinary and training tips, pet therapy and adoption ads.

Annual Petacular Veterinary Expert speaker, 2000-2003. Presented lectures and interactive Q & A's with hundreds of pet owners at the Macy's Annual Flower Show Event to raise money for cancer research and animal shelters.

The American Search and Rescue Dog Assoc., 2002.
- Holistic Veterinary Speaker
- Received an Appreciation Award for volunteering homeopathic care for these valuable dogs who worked at the WTC and Pentagon.

Syndicated columnist for the N.Y. Daily News — "What’s up Doc?" Every Saturday, pet owner questions are answered.