Dr. Patrick Mahaney is a veterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist providing services to Los Angeles-based clients both on a house call and in-clinic basis. Dr. Mahaney’s unique approach integrating eastern and western medical perspectives has evolved into a concierge house call practice, California Pet Acupuncture and Wellness (CPAW), Inc. Additionally, Dr. Mahaney offers holistic treatment for canine and feline cancer patients at the Veterinary Cancer Group (Culver City, CA).
As a veterinarian providing on-the-go-care for his patients, Dr. Mahaney’s has partnered with Blue Star Jets and New York/Hamptons celebrity veterinarian, Dr. Cindy Bressler, as the west coast director of JetSetVets, the first private jet service capable of providing in-flight medical treatment for pets.
Dr. Mahaney is affiliated with Amazon CARES, which provides pro-bono veterinary services in Iquitos, Peru and remote villages on the Amazon River. He traveled to Peru in 2011 and was inspired to create a television “dream project” involving veterinary volunteerism and public health education through partnerships with rescue organizations on a worldwide basis.
As a certified veterinary journalist, Dr. Mahaney’s shares his perspective on veterinary medicine and pet health in Patrick’s Blog, PetMD’s The Daily Vet, Pet360’s Pet-Lebrity News, AOL’s Paw Nation, Veterinary Practice News, Animal Wellness, Life + Dog, PetSafe, Victor Stilwell’s Positively.com, and Perez Hilton’s TeddyHilton.com.
Besides creating written content, Dr. Mahaney contributes to radio (It’s a Dog’s Life with Greg Kleva on Martha Stewart Radio Sirius XM 110 and The My Buddy Butch Show on MBBRadio.com) and television (Study Finds Pet Obesity Increasing on MSNBC, My Cat From Hell on Animal Planet, and Natural Companions on Veria Network) programs.
His involvement in the media has greatly enhanced the growth of his veterinary practice, so Dr. Mahaney accepted a position on the board of BlogPaws to further promote the message of holistic animal health in various media formats. He also participates in public speaking engagements through BlogPaws, Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, and UCLA Extension.
As a well recognized voice of veterinary medicine, Dr. Mahaney is a member of many professional advocacy groups, including the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS), and Lesbian Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA).