About Us

Welcome to Healthy Happy Dogs!

We created this site to help dogs everywhere! We are passionate about pet health and believe that pet parents deserve modern and honest information that puts the health of their dogs above all else. Our content will always be truthful and authentic. We are a team of holistic healthcare professionals across many different fields. Doctors, dieticians, nutritionists, healers, trainers, rescuers, and more. We have dedicated our lives to helping pets. We draw upon evidence and experience. Our team is dedicated to fostering a community of pet lovers. As an amazing resource for the health and happiness of your dog, we strive to provide a positive and supportive space for all pet parents. Thank you so much for joining our pack!

Dr. Candy Akers

Our team is led by Dr. Candy Akers and this site provides everyone the opportunity to learn about healing your dog naturally. Occasionally we will spotlight the products that we have found to work the best. We cover many different systems and illnesses and love hearing from our readers.

Dr. Candy Akers is a veterinarian by academic profession and a skilled whole-family healer. She practices Integrative medicine by incorporating the best of holistic healing and modern conventional medicine. Dr. Candy believes in getting to the root of the problem. By addressing the cause of disease we actually balance and heal the body. Dr. Candy has a love for holistic nutrition and whole-food-based supplements. Real foods repair the body’s systems and restore wellness. Dr. Akers is also a leading expert in the field of cold laser therapy for pets. She works hard to educate families about this effective and safe technology and how it can heal the whole family. She shares her knowledge and experience to help people and pets all over the world.

Lindsie Parks

Lindsie is the founder of Healthy Happy Dogs. She earned a bachelor of science degree in biology. She has been a veterinary technician for over 16 Years. Lindsie has held many hospital leadership positions and is currently an Owner and Manager of a Veterinary Practice in Colorado.

In addition to her traditional clinic experience, she also worked in an Oklahoma Animal Shelter for 6 years. She worked tirelessly to help as many pets as possible get a second chance at a healthy happy life. During her time at the Animal Welfare Shelter, she improved the health of tens of thousands of animals including dogs, cats, pocket pets, rabbits, horses, pigs, goats, guinea pigs, reptiles, and native wildlife.

Additionally, during her time working at the shelter she helped form a pet rescue group. She also assisted the emergency response team which would respond after local disasters and devastating tornadoes.

She is currently completing work to become a certified master herbalist. Recently she has completed additional studies and continuing education in pet nutrition, whole-food based nutritional healing, nutritional supplement protocols, and holistic veterinary medicine. In 2020, Lindsie became a certified canine raw dog food nutrition specialist. She brings experience and education about dogs to a whole new level here at Healthy Happy Dogs.com.

Sheena Keliher

Sheena Keliher is a passionate and knowledgeable pet expert with over a decade of experience in the veterinary profession and rescue work. She has always been dedicated to caring for animals and has spent countless hours helping them in any way she can. Throughout her career, Sheena has provided valuable insights to pet owners and helped them make informed decisions about their furry friends.

In her 13 years in the veterinary profession, Sheena has gained extensive knowledge and experience in animal health and wellness, including diagnostics, treatments, and surgeries. She has worked with a wide range of animals, from dogs and cats to exotic pets and wildlife, and has always been committed to providing the best possible care for each and every one of them.

In addition to her work in the veterinary field, Sheena has also been actively involved in rescue work for the past 15 years. She has helped countless animals find loving homes and has been a tireless advocate for animal welfare. Sheena’s dedication to rescue work has been unwavering, and she continues to be a source of inspiration to many in the animal welfare community.

With her wealth of knowledge and experience, Sheena is an exceptional resource for pet-related advice and assistance. Her love for animals is evident in everything she does, and she is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

Daniel Bird

Daniel Bird is a dedicated pet industry professional with 12 years of experience in rescue and dog training. He’s passionate about promoting responsible pet ownership and helping pet owners provide the best possible care for their furry friends. Daniel’s expertise in the pet industry is wide-ranging, from training and behavior modification to nutrition and exercise. He’s worked with a variety of animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles, and has a deep understanding of their needs and quirks.

Whether you’re a new or experienced pet owner, Daniel has the knowledge and experience to help you improve your pet’s quality of life. His commitment to excellence and love for animals makes him a valuable resource for pet owners everywhere. In addition to his work in the pet industry, Daniel is an avid animal lover and enjoys volunteering at animal shelters and fostering animals in need. His dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of animals and their owners is unwavering.

Angel Anniez

Angel Anniez is an experienced and passionate pet sitter and dog walker with 9 years of experience in the pet industry. She is dedicated to helping pet owners provide the best possible care for their furry companions and is actively involved in the dog community. As a devoted pet lover, Angel owns a Yorkiepoo named Winston and a Dachshund named Sasha, and uses her expertise to ensure they receive top-notch care and attention.

Angel is also an accomplished author with published works on pet care and behavior. She uses her knowledge and expertise to educate pet owners on how to better understand and care for their pets. Whether you need a reliable pet sitter while you’re away or a dedicated dog walker for daily exercise and attention, Angel has the experience, knowledge, and passion to ensure your pets receive the best possible care.

Sharon Swanson

Meet Sharon Swanson, a passionate dog breeder and groomer with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Sharon is committed to promoting responsible pet ownership and providing dogs with the best possible care and attention. She specializes in breeding, grooming, and showing dogs, and is dedicated to producing healthy, well-socialized, and happy puppies through careful selection of breeding pairs.

Sharon is an expert groomer and knows all the tricks of the trade to keep dogs looking and feeling their best. She’s also a dog show enthusiast and loves presenting dogs that embody breed standards. Sharon is always happy to share her knowledge and passion with other dog lovers and is committed to promoting responsible dog breeding and showing. Whether you’re looking for a trusted breeder or groomer, or just seeking advice and guidance as a fellow dog enthusiast, Sharon has the experience, dedication, and love for dogs to help you and your furry friend thrive.