Dr Cynthia Lankenau runs a sole practitioner mixed animal 100 % alternative modality practice in western NY State. She is certified in Acupuncture (IVAS ‘91), Chiropractic ('95), Homeopathy ('95), and Chinese Herbal medicine (Chi and CIVT) and Reiki and is nearing the completion of her Graduate Diploma of Veterinary Western Herbal Medicine (CIVT). Dr Lankenau graduated from Cornell in 1981 and moved into 100% dairy practice and became very frustrated with the limitations of western medicine. After a stint in the Peace Corps and time in a mixed animal practice, Cynthia began her path towards complementary and alternative veterinary medicine. She is active in the CAVM community being past-president of VBMA and having been responsible for the maintenance of the VBMA Listserver, with untiring devotion and amazing advice and knowledge, generously shared.