Dr. Bruce Ferguson is both a practitioner and instructor in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM). His practice is referral-based in Perth, Western Australia. Dr. Ferguson offers Veterinary Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Tui Na, and Whole Food Therapy to his veterinary patients. He is also occasionally available as a relief veterinarian for TCVM and Holistic veterinary practices in the Southeastern States.
Dr. Ferguson also teaches Veterinary Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Herbal Medicine, Veterinary Tui Na, and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Food Therapy at the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine in Reddick, Florida. He has studied with the founder of the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine and Jing Tang Herbs, Dr. Huisheng Xie, since 1998 and is the first graduate of the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Ferguson lectures both nationally and internationally in the field of TCVM. He has lectured at five different veterinary colleges including the University of California at Davis, Tufts University, Colorado State University, the University of Florida and Massey University in New Zealand. He has spoken at the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture, the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, and speaks and teaches annually at the North American Veterinary Conference.
Dr. Ferguson graduated with his Masters Degree in Animal Behavior in 1986 from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He graduated with honors with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1992 from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He was certified in Veterinary Acupuncture and Veterinary Herbal Medicine from the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine in 1999. Dr. Ferguson has also attended human acupuncture school but has elected to not be a licensed human acupuncturist due to his passion for his veterinary patients.
Dr. Ferguson has trained eastern martial and meditative arts for over 30 years. He is at home and in love with the outdoors. Dr. Ferguson bikes, kayaks, canoes, camps, and travels in his leisure time. Dr. Ferguson lives in blissful harmony with his Great Dane dog in Perth, Western Australia.