Aja Senestraro, DVM

Aja Senestraro, DVM

Holistic Veterinarian
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Educations & Trainings

Dr. Senestraro received her veterinary degree from Washington State University where she graduated ranked in the top 5 in her class. She has also completed advanced training programs at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic and at University of Tennessee. She also has an undergraduate degree in Sociocultural Anthropology.

Dr. Senestraro's professional certifications include: CVA (Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist), CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner), CVTP (Certified Veterinary Tui-Na Practitioner), CMTPT (Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist), CAC-IVCA (Certified Animal Chiropractor- International Veterinary Chiropractic Association)

Activity & Honors

Dr. Senestraro is involved in public service and regulation of the veterinary profession serving on her state regulatory board as well at the national level.

Professional Memberships

  • AARV (American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians)
  • AAFP (American Association of Feline Practitioners)
  • AHVMA (American Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association)
  • IAAHPC (International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care)
  • IVAPM (International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management)

Dr. Aja Senestraro

Dr. Aja Senestraro is a holistic veterinarian based in Seattle, Washington.

As the founder of Sea to Sky Holistic Vet she is privileged to help pets and pet parents in the comfort of their homes providing integrative house call veterinary services. Dr. Senestraro also serves as an expert witness, veterinary consultant, and a mentor and educator for other veterinary professionals.

She loves sharing her veterinary knowledge and expertise with pet parents so they can help their pets stay happy and healthy!

Recent Articles

False Pregnancy in Dogs
False Pregnancy in Dogs
What Is False Pregnancy in Dogs?False pregnancy in dogs is also called pseudopregnancy or pseudocyesis. This condition can occur in unspayed female dogs because of normal changes in hormone levels. These hormone changes trick the body into thinking it is pregnant and about to give birth. Symptoms of False Pregnancy in DogsFalse pregnancy in dogs causes the same behavioral and physical changes as...
Chagas Disease in Dogs (Kissing Bug Disease)
What Is Chagas Disease in Dogs?Chagas disease is also known as “Kissing Bug Disease” or “American Trypanosomiasis.” It’s caused by a blood parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted by kissing bugs. Image: iStock.com/shoemcfly Image: iStock.com/nathanphoto   Chagas disease affects people as well as dogs and other animals. It is estimated that about 8 million people have...
How to Get Rid of Fleas on Kittens
Fleas can make kittens itchy and spread disease, and if they’re really severe, they can even cause serious blood loss and illness. Some methods for getting fleas off of pets, such as flea combing and bathing, will only kill the adult fleas on your kitten—they don’t prevent new fleas from jumping on them. And because fleas have a complex life cycle, they don’t need to live on your pets to...
How to Get Rid of Fleas in the Yard
Fleas can be a serious problem. They can cause itching and allergic reactions, transmit diseases, and if they’re really severe, cause serious blood loss and illness. You should do your best to keep your pet protected from fleas. But complete protection against fleas means not only treating your pet but also your home and your yard. In addition to using a safe and effective flea control product...
Dog Blood Types and Dog Blood Donation
Is there really such thing as a blood transfusion for dogs? Yes, dogs suffering from severe blood loss or blood diseases can receive blood transfusions from another healthy dog to help them recover. But matching them up is a little more involved since there are dog blood types than in people, and the types are more complex. Here’s everything you need to know about dog blood types and how dog...
How to Tell If a Dog Is in Pain and What You Can Do to Help
No pet parent wants their dog to be in pain. But since they instinctively try to hide their pain and they can’t tell us when they are hurting, it’s up to us to recognize the subtle signs and to get them the help they need. Many behaviors and physical changes can indicate that a dog is in pain. Learn how to recognize the signs of pain in dogs, what causes it, what you can do to help and how to...