Wendy Ying, DVM, CVA, CVC
Dr. Ying is the veterinarian at 5 Elements for Animals, a mobile traditional chinese veterinary medicine practice. She offers acupuncture, chiropractic care, herbal therapy, food therapy, laser therapy, rehabilitation programs, nutritional and wellness consults for dogs and cats, sport horses and farm animals. She has a great interest in pain management and physical therapy and teaches exercise classes for dogs and horses which encourage not only a healthier body but a stronger human animal bond.
Wendy has a lifetime of horse experience and grew up showing hunters in New England, then received her colors from the Los Altos Hounds while completing her undergraduate degrees in Molecular Biology and Chemistry from San Jose State University. She imported, bred and trained Registered Irish draughts and RID sport horses in North Carolina and Virginia while completing her DVM from NCSU and her Traditional Chinese Medicine degrees from Chi Institute. She competed in combined and pleasure driving with singles, pairs, tandems, fours and has been known to drive a unicorn. She has USEF national championship titles in both combined and pleasure driving. Her horses are now retired to the backyard and go on the occasional trail ride or drive.
Dr.Wendy and Dr. Kyle live on a farm in Myakka Valley Ranches with the horses, 2 dogs, 2 goats, a flock of chickens and ducks.
She co hosts the Horse Radio Network's fastest growing show, The Driving Radio Show, with Glenn the Geek, a weekly podcast about everything driving. Dr. Ying leads the TCVM segment and is a frequent guest host on Horses in the Morning, a daily live podcast about everything horsey.
San Jose State University 1995
BS Molecular Biology
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine 1999
Doctor of Vet Med
Chi Institute and the South China Agricultural College 2004
Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist
Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist
Certified Tui Na Practitioner
Certified Food Therapy Practitioner
Certified TCVM Practitioner
Options for Animals Chiropractic College 2011
International Veterinary Chiropractic Association Certification
Canine Rehabilitation Institute 2015
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist
Chi Institute 2016
Master Degree - Chinese Veterinary Medicine