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. 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

4 Dog Sleeping Positions & What They Can Tell You

Dogs sleep at any time, whether they're in bed or sunbathing on the patio. Dogs like a good nap (or several) during the day, but they are eq ... Read More

4 Effective Ways to Remove Urine Odor From Puppy Fur

Accidents happen, and they're especially common in puppies who are still learning. Unfortunately, urine odor can penetrate your puppy's coat ... Read More

Canine Fifth Nerve Infection Treatment Options (From an Expert)

Canine fifth nerve infection, known in the veterinary world as trigeminal neuritis, does not have a well-established cause. It is thought to ... Read More

How to Clean a Dog (and Have the Freshest Pup in Town)

Getting a dog really clean involves more than just giving them a quick bath. Follow these steps for brushing, bathing, and trimming, as well ... Read More

Stop Your Dog From Chewing Shoes: How to Save Your Footwear

Whether you wear high heels, hardy work boots, flip flops, or smelly sneakers, if your dog has a shoe chewing issue, the style of the shoe d ... Read More

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