Curriculum Vitae

David M. McCluggage
(May 30, 2002)

I. CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

Owner:
Chaparral Animal Health Center
9390 Rogers Road
Longmont, CO 80503

WellVet.com
9390 Rogers Road
Longmont, CO 80503

II. PERSONAL INFORMATION

David M. McCluggage, D.V.M., B.S., C.V.A.
9390 Rogers Road
Longmont, Colorado 80503
Born, January 28, 1951
Married, two Children

III. EDUCATION AND DEGREES

  • 2001 Chiropractic and Manual Manipulative Therapies, Colorado State University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Certification Course
  • 1994-1997 Advanced Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine Course, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, Boulder, Colorado
  • 1994 Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, Longmont, Colorado
  • 1992 Professional Course in Veterinary Homeopathy, Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy, Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1977-1981 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1969-1973 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health with Distinction, Microbiology Emphasis
  • 1980-1981 Denver Zoological Gardens, Denver, Colorado, Veterinary Preceptorship
  • 1973-1977 State of Colorado, Board Certified Environmental Health Officer

IV. RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • Veterinary Institute for Integrative Medicine, Medical Director and Board of Directors, 1998-
  • Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Managing Editor, 1998-2000
  • Veterinary Homeopathy, private practice in homeopathy, acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional counseling, and nutraceutical medicine, Boulder, Colorado, 1992-present
  • Associate Veterinarian, Allpets Clinic and The Bird Hospital, Boulder, Colorado, 1986-1994
  • Owner, McCluggage Veterinary Services p.c., d.b.a. Kiefer Veterinary Clinic and the Center for Avian Medicine, Brighton, Colorado, 1984-1986
  • Associate Veterinarian, Kiefer Veterinary Clinic, Brighton, Colorado, 1981-1984
  • Veterinary Preceptee, Denver Zoological Gardens, 1980-1981
  • Raptor Rehabilitation Program, Colorado State Veterinary Teaching Hospital, 1979-1981
  • Animal Caretaker, Animal Care Service, Colorado State University, 1979

V. RESEARCH

  • 1990-1992 Salpingectomy: How safe of a procedure is it and how effective is the procedure in controlling egg laying in cockatiels
  • 1989-1992 Surgical approach to proventriculotomy and post-surgical complications
  • 1988-1989 Effects of stress on the avian leukogram
  • 1983-1985 Development of a comprehensive flock health medicine program for captive breeding of psittacine birds
  • 1979-1980 A ethological study of free ranging canids in an urban area

VI. TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2001 North Carolina School of Veterinary Medicine's Veterinary Conference, Applied Clinical Nutrition: Nutraceutical and Herbal Medicine in Clinical Practice
  • 2001-Virginia Veterinary Medical Association's Annual Conference, Nutrition and Nutraceutical Applied Clinical Medicine, Roanoak, Virginia
  • 2001- D.C. Academy: Nutrition and Nutraceutical Medicine, Washington, DC
  • 2001-Buffalo Academy, Acupuncture, Nutrition and Nutraceutical Medicine, Buffalo, New York
  • 2000-Georgia Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Nutrition and Nutraceutical Medicine, an eight hour seminar
  • 1996-present- Instructor, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society's Certification Course in Acupuncture
  • 1995-Annual Conference, American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, Colorado, emergency medicine, radiology and the practice on avian medicine lectures.
  • 55th Annual Conference for Veterinarians at Colorado State University, day long seminars on avian medicine with wet lab, 1995.
  • 54th Annual Conference for Veterinarians at Colorado State University, day long seminars on avian medicine with wet lab, 1994.
  • Practical lab, Basic Avian Medical Techniques, Association of Avian Veterinarians Annual Conference 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and the Midatlantic States Association of Avian Veterinarians, 1992.
  • Practical lab, Application of Splinting Devices, Association of Avian Veterinarians, 1989
  • American Animal Hospital Association 1989 Annual Conference, a series of nine lectures on avian medicine
  • Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine, lectures to veterinary students on avian medicine, 1985-present
  • Symposium on the Basics of Avian Medicine, Association of Avian Veterinarians 1985 Conference
  • Avian Medical Seminar, Center for Avian Medicine, Denver Colorado, 1984
  • Avian Medical and Behavioral Symposium, The Bird Hospital, Allpets Clinic, Denver, Colorado, 1987

VII. LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS

  1. McCluggage, David: Introduction to Veterinary Acupuncture, Veterinary Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2001.
  2. McCluggage, David: Applied Clinical Nutrition in Small Animal Medicine, Veterinary Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2001.
  3. McCluggage, David: Herbal and Nutraceutical Therapies in the Treatment of Liver Disease, Proceedings of the Am. Holistic Veterinary Medical Association's Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia.
  4. McCluggage, David: Chinese Herbal Therapeutic Protocols-Kidney Yin and Yang Balancing. Journal of The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 2000, 19:2, 33-37.
  5. McCluggage, David: Clinical Nutraceutical Medicine in Companion Animal Practice, Georgia Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. Atlanta, 1999.
  6. McCluggage, David: Advanced Traditional Chinese Avian Medicine. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Am Holistic Vet Med Assoc, Kauai, Hawaii, 1999.
  7. McCluggage, David: Applied Clinical Nutrition: Healing with Nutraceuticals. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Am Holistic Vet Med Assoc, New Orleans, 1998.
  8. Instructor, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society=s Basic course in Veterinary Acupuncture, 1996-present.
  9. Canadian Veterinary Acupuncture Society=s Basic Course, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1998.
  10. McCluggage, David: Applied clinical nutraceutical therapies. Veterinary Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, 1997.
  11. McCluggage, David: Alternative therapies effective in treating small animal disease. Veterinary Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, 1997.
  12. McCluggage, David: Holistic medicine in exotic species practice. In, Schoen, AM, Wynn, SG (Eds), Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine. Mosby, St. Louis, 1997, pp. 649-663.
  13. McCluggage, David: Avian holistic veterinary medical care. Veterinary Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, 1996, pp. 680-683.
  14. McCluggage, David: Traditional Chinese medicine in birds. Veterinary Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, 1996, pp. 683-686.
  15. McCluggage, David: An introduction to clinical nutrition: healing with nutrition. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Burlington, Vermont, 1997, pp. 18-29.
  16. McCluggage, David: Applied clinical nutrition: clinically effective protocols. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Burlington, Vermont, 1997, pp. 60-71.
  17. McCluggage, David: Avian holistic medicine: acupuncture, nutraceuticals, and botanical medicine. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association of Avian Veterinarians. 1997, Reno Nevada, pp. 519-533.
  18. McCluggage, David: Bandaging. Altman RB, Clubb SL, Dorrestein GM, Quesenberry K, (Eds). Avian Medicine and Surgery. WB Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1997, pp. 829-835.
  19. McCluggage David: Applied clinical nutrition: healing with nutrition. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 1996, Portland, Oregon, pp. 77-91.
  20. McCluggage, David: A greenwing macaw with a dilated proventriculus and emaciation. International Journal of Veterinary Acupuncture, 1996, 7:1, 14-16.
  21. McCluggage, David: Avian Holistic Veterinary medical care. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Snowmass, Colorado, 1995, pp.115-124.
  22. McCluggage, David: Surgery of the Integument. In Fudge, Alan M (Ed): Seminars in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine: Soft Tissue Surgery. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1993, 2:2, pp.76-82.
  23. Fracture repair in the avian patient. Proceedings of the 1993 European Conference on Avian Medicine and Surgery, The Netherlands, 1993, pp. 61-69.
  24. The application of splints, bandages, and collars. Proceedings of the 1993 European Conference on Avian Medicine and Surgery, The Netherlands, 1993, pp. 75-85.
  25. Hysterectomy-a review of select cases. Proceedings of the 1993 European Conference on Avian Medicine and Surgery, The Netherlands, 1993, pp. 99-109.
  26. McCluggage, David: Proventriculotomy: a study of select cases. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Assoc of Avian Vets, New Orleans, 1992, pp. 195-200.
  27. McCluggage, David: Hysterectomy: a review of select cases. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Assoc of Avian Vets, New Orleans, 1992, pp. 195-200.
  28. McCluggage, David: Zoonotic Disorders. In Rosskopf and Woerpel: Diseases of Cage and Aviary Birds. Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1992.
  29. McCluggage, David: Application of Splints, Bandages and Collars. In Rosskopf and Woerpel: Diseases of Cage and Aviary Birds. Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1992.
  30. McCluggage, David: Caging and Environment. In Rosskopf and Woerpel: Diseases of Cage and Aviary Birds. Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1992.
  31. McCluggage, David: Application of Splints, Bandages and Collars. In Current Veterinary Therapy XI, Philadelphia. W.B. Saunders Company, 1992.
  32. McCluggage, David: Parasitology. Proceedings of the Association of Avian Veterinarians 1989 Annual Conference, Phoenix.
  33. McCluggage, David: Presurgical evaluation and interoperative support techniques. Proceedings of the Association of Avian Veterinarians 1989 Annual Conference, Houston.
  34. McCluggage, David: Pet avian microbiology and parasitology. Proceedings of the American Animal Hospital Association 56th Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 1989.
  35. McCluggage, David: Nutrition of cage and aviary birds. Proceedings of the American Animal Hospital Association 56th Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 1989.
  36. McCluggage, David: Efficacy of avian diagnostic tests. American Animal Hospital Association 56th Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 1989.
  37. McCluggage, David: Avian Emergency Medicine. Proceedings of the American Animal Hospital Association 56th Annual Meeting, St. Louis.
  38. McCluggage, David: Pet avian practice tips. Proceedings of the American Animal Hospital Association 56th Annual Meeting, St. Louis.
  39. McCluggage, David: Application of splints, bandages and collars in birds, American Animal Hospital Association 56th Annual Meeting
  40. McCluggage, David: Surgical principles for pet birds. Proceedings of the American Animal Hospital Association 56th Annual Meeting, St. Louis.
  41. McCluggage, David: Wet lab on splints, bandages and collars in birds, Association of Avian Veterinarians 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 Annual Conference Proceedings
  42. McCluggage, David: Avian emergency medicine. Proceedings of the Association of Avian Veterinarians 1988 Annual Conference, Houston.
  43. McCluggage, David: Fracture repair in cage and aviary birds, Association of Avian Veterinarians 1988 Annual Conference Proceedings
  44. McCluggage, David: Pacheco's Parrot Disease, a case report. Proceedings of the Association of Avian Veterinarians 1985 Annual Conference, Boulder.
  45. Hypovitaminosis A associated with a sublingual abscess in an Amazon parrot. Proceedings of the Association of Avian Veterinarians 1983 Annual Conference, San Diego.
  46. Parameters of the Ft. Collins Dog Population, 1979-80, Journal of Applied Animal Ethology, 10:19-25, 1982
  47. Spracker, Terry, et.al.:Pacheco's parrot disease in a breeding aviary in Northern Colorado. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Society, Vol 187, 1985, pp. 1045-1046.
  48. McCluggage, David: Safety of kerosene heaters in aviaries. Aviculture Bulletin, November, 1983.

VIII. Books

Encyclopedia of Natural Veterinary Medicine, DK Multimedia, due, 2003.

Holistic Care for Birds, Howell Book House, 1999.


IX. ASSOCIATION EXPERIENCE

  • 2000-2002 Board of Directors, American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2000-2001 Board of Directors, American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture
  • 1996-2001 Managing Editor, Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
  • 1996- Member, Board of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
  • 1995 American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Conference Chairman, Snowmass, Colorado
  • 1994-1996 Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, Presidential Advisory Committee member
  • 1988-1993 Alternate Delegate, House of Delegates of the American Veterinarian Medical Association, Representing the Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • 1987-1990 Chairman, Editorial Committee, Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • 1986-1987 President, Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • 1985-1986 Vice-President, Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • 1984-1985 Chairman, Local Arrangements, Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • 1974-1975 Lobbyist, Colorado State Capitol, for the Colorado Environmental Health Association
  • 1978-1979 President, College Council, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences

X. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition
  • Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy
  • American Association of Avian Pathologists
  • Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
  • American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture

XI. VETERINARY SCHOOL SCHOLASTIC HONORS

Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society