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Leaders in Wholistic Animal Health

At VAST Animal Health, we offer:

  • For patients: veterinary acupuncture and herbal medicine in patient treatment plans to optimize healing, reduce pain and speed return to normal function 
  • For practioners: Consulting and Training - Incorporating Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine into General Practice through Seminars, Hands-on Training Classes, and Business Practice support
  • Leadership in Veterinary Practice:   Creating a practice culture where team engagement, satisfaction, and performance is at its highest because people want to come to work and fuel a vision they share.  Meaningful work, contribution, recognition, autonomy to do their best = a team that stays and thrives!

Contact us today to schedule an appointment, or book a speaking event or consultation.  We are here to serve you, your patients and your practices.

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Call to make an appointment or to learn more!
(704) 479-6478

About Us

We are dedicated to optimizing outcomes for our patients with cutting edge and integrated veterinary medicine. Dr. Shirley is a graduate of the University of California Davis School of Veterinary medicince, and certified in veterinary acupuncture through the Chi Institute, led by the head of the integrated medicine department at the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Shirley has been licensed in California, Oklahoma and North Carolina.  She has been a guest lecturer at the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences at the Oklahoma State University, and The University Antonio Nariño in Bogotá, Colombia where she gave lectures to more than 200 participants and led laboratory hands-on training sessions for another 150 licensed veterinarians.  

Dr. Shirley's international business, trade, and investment career spans from 1992 to the present, and she was honored as the City of Oakland's Business Woman of the Year (2003).

Our philosophy is that success is about "we," not "me." Our team is dedicated to unparalleled customer service and patient care. Contact us in Charlotte, NC, today.

  • The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA)
  • The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • Decorated Member of the National Association of Female Executives Member since 2001
  • Veterinary Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Since 2014
  • Leadership in Veterinary Practice since 1993


Thank you contacting us!  We look forward to serving you, and your animal companion if you are a clinical client!  If you are a practitioner, we cannot WAIT to help you and your team exceed your dreams and expectations for how satisfying coming to work can be!!

(704) 479-6478

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Appointments for Services and Lectures Can Be Made by Phone or through this contact form. 

Service Area
Offering Veterinary Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine throughout the Charlotte, NC, Area  |  Offering Lectures, Classes, and Business Assessments throughout USA and Latin America

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