Molly Rice DVM, CVA
Dr. Molly Rice is a holistic veterinarian who believes that the combination of Eastern and Western medicine opens the door to a wide scope of treatment options. She is a UC Davis veterinary school graduate and holds a BS degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from UC San Diego. She is also certified in Acupuncture from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and musculoskeletal manipulation or chiropractic care, through Parker University.
She worked with holistic veterinarian Dr. Ihor Basko in Kauai for a year, and has also studied with the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) and the Institute of Chinese Herbology. She worked as a holistic veterinarian at San Francisco Veterinary Specialist from 2003 - 2009. In her spare time, Molly enjoys spending time with her family, riding her horses, walking her dogs, and practicing yoga.
Kari De Leeuw DVM, VSMT, CVA
Originally from San Diego, Dr. DeLeeuw graduated with honors from Cornell University and went on to get her veterinary degree at UC Davis. She did a post-graduate internship at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital near Seattle from 2002 to 2008. There she worked at the Alternative Medicine Center where she focused on chiropractic and acupuncture. She has been at Coastal Holistic since 2008 and loves feeding her patients the dried anchovies and winning their trust with her gentle approach.
Dr. DeLeeuw completed her chiropractic certification at the Healing Oasis Wellness Center in Wisconsin and earned her acupuncture certification from the IVAS. She has studied Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine at the Chi Institute. When not working, she can be found exercising herself, her horse Jordan, or her Border Collie Clover.
Sara Huckabone DVM, CVA
Dr. Sara Huckabone was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. She holds a BA in Biology from Wellesley College and obtained her veterinary degree from Cornell University. She was first introduced to acupuncture and eastern medicine at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Florida where a wide range of species benefited from a holistic approach. She helped to run Cornell’s student chapter of the American Holistic Veterinary Association, and she also served as a student representative on the AHVMA national board. She earned her acupuncture certification from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) in 2015. She believes that all patients can benefit from an integrated approach to healing. When she is not practicing medicine, Sara enjoys spending time with her family, hiking around the Coastside, and throwing pottery.