Dr. Jessi and Chloei
Dr. Jessi Turner
Dr. Jessi Turner, CVA is the sole owner and veterinarian of Healing Hands Holistic Veterinary Service. She was born and raised in a suburb of Rochester, NY. She developed a love of animals at an early age, and she grew up with dogs and horses. After moving to Iowa for veterinary school, she adopted her dog Chloei, a cattle dog mix.
She graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Throughout vet school, Dr. Jessi developed an interest in alternative, complementary, and holistic veterinary medicine, including traditional Chinese medicine, behavior, chiropractic, nutrition, pain management, and rehabilitation. During her fourth year of vet school, she studied acupuncture and traditional Chinese veterinary medicine in Beijing, China, and she did an externship in behavior. In China, she further developed her skills and passion for traditional Chinese medicine.
In the Spring of 2013, Dr. Jessi completed the 6 month Mixed Practice Acupuncture Training Program through the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL and became a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. With the knowledge, experience, and passion gained through vet school and this course, Dr. Jessi decided to open Healing Hands Holistic Veterinary Service in order to provide another option in veterinary care to Central Iowa.