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About Dr. Becker

I was born in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and I began volunteering at a local humane society at the age of 13 and continued shelter work for the next decade. Through my experiences with working with homeless, abused and unwanted animals, I became an animal advocate. I became a state-licensed wildlife rehabilitator at age 14, a federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator at age 16 and acquired my permit to rehabilitate endangered species in 2002.

I founded the first proactive animal hospital in the Chicago area in 1999, opened an exotic animal hospital in 2001, and a rehabilitation and pain management clinic in 2011. Today, I still practice medicine, but also enjoy educating people about natural health through TV and radio interviews, lectures and presentations.

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