A U.K. vet faces strange charges of practicing alternative medicine on dog AND owner.
Marie-Louise Schlemm made the woman drink medicine prescribed for the animal, known as Ratzy, and performed ‘chakra’ on her without her permission, it was said.
Schlemm then got her to chant ‘I am not Ratzy’ in a procedure she insisted would cure her and her pet, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons heard.
The vet told her the rituals would provide a miracle cure and have the 16-year-old mutt running around as it if were a puppy.
Schlemm performed the procedure during an unannounced visit to her home and also bombarded her with phone calls and text messages about ‘spiritual healing’, it is alleged.
Is it just me or this a BIZARRE way for normal vets to be acting and for normal people to put up with?
The dog’s owner claims she didn’t know this was “alternative [to] medicine”. I can’t say I follow what went on here but there are certain obvious red flags that should have sprung up to suggest Schlemm was not a conventional vet. Sometimes, you just have protect yourself and your pets from this kind of nonsense. Regardless, if the claims are true, this does sound like it qualifies as “malpractice”.