In Partnership With Potter League For Animals
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.
FREE – $5 Suggested Donation
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|Live Music By Lainey Dionne
|Film followed by Q&A with director Cindy Meehl + film subject Dr. Marty Goldstein, moderated by Brent Lang, Variety executive film and media editor
|Boru Noodle Bar, Bella's Pizzeria, Diego's, Binge BBQ, Tricycle Ice Cream, Lemons Aid
…a multilayered exploration of the love and devotion that animals inspire"