Amber L. Drake

Amber L. Drake

Amber L. Drake is a Holistic Canine Cancer Expert and Professor of Biological and Veterinary Sciences with a wealth of knowledge and experience in a number of different fields. Amber is the author of several books including Man's Best Friend: Canine Guidebook, All About Dogs and Puppy Love: Early Care and Training at Barnes and Noble. Amber has also written and published articles on many topics but focuses on canine cancer, canine nutrition, veterinary medicine, general science, college and environmental topics. 


Amber L. Drake is a Holistic Canine Cancer Counselor and Writer and owns several organizations including Canine Companions, The Holistic Canine, and Drake Dog Cancer Foundation. She also holds a certificate in canine nutrition from the Companion Animal Sciences Institute. Amber works with clients throughout the nation and assists clients with general questions, counseling, nutrition, writing services, and educational resources. Amber and her associated organizations work side-by-side with corporations, rescue organizations, and private clients.

Science and Education

Amber L. Drake has been an Adjunct Professor of Biology in the Continuing Education and Biology departments at Jamestown Community College in Jamestown, New York for 10+ years. Courses she has offered include Anatomy and Physiology Lab, Biology of Birds, Biology of Mammals, Canine Care and Basic Animal Husbandry. In addition to teaching at Jamestown Community College, she serves as an Adjunct Professor at Kaplan University. She also teaches courses with e-Training for Dogs, Mentoray, OpenLearning, and several others. 

In regard to her education, she has earned a Traditional Doctor of Naturopathy and a Doctor of Education (ABD) with a specialization in e-Learning. Amber has also earned a Post-Master's Educational Specialist certificate, a Master of Arts in Education and Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She has completed coursework in Biochemistry at UC Berkeley, Veterinary Technology at Penn Foster, and Pre-Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. She is continuously enrolling in additional coursework to remain well-rounded and up-to-date in her field.


Most Recent Contributions by Amber L. Drake

Key Facts About the Anatolian Shepherd Breed

The Anatolian Shepherd is a loyal guard dog with love and affection to offer their family. Members of the breed are confident and very indep ... Read More

Meet the Rat Terrier: A Lovable Companion for Your Family

Meet the Rat Terrier, a lively and affectionate breed founded in the United States. Members of the breed have big personalities, showing off ... Read More

Owner's Guide to the Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdogs, commonly referred to as shelties, are eager to please, simple to train, and will quickly become your best friend. Though ... Read More

Poodle Breed Breakdown (From the Small to Large)

The public's love affair with the Poodle is one of the worst-kept secrets in the dog world. Whether you prefer them little or large, this br ... Read More

The Mighty Bullmastiff: Get to Know the Breed

The Bullmastiff is one of the largest of all dog breeds. However, despite their size, they are sweet, gentle giants who love their family an ... Read More

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