Jan is available as a speaker and teacher at your next event, whether it’s a conference or a workshop, an informal meeting of your organization, or a gathering of a small group of friends. She can speak to and teach about a broad range of issues on animal advocacy as well as holistic health care for animals. Jan will tailor a talk, class, or workshop to your specific needs and interests. To contact her about planning an event, click here.

Holistic Animal Health topics include:

  • a holistic lifestyle for your companion
  • nutrition as a foundation for good health
  • the Fresh & Flexible meal plan
  • homeopathy
  • herbs
  • cannabis for dogs and cats
  • integrative medicine
  • Click here for a sample outline of a 2-day workshop on Holistic Animal Health

Animal Advocacy topics include:

  • the simple choices you can make each day to make the world a more compassionate place for other species
  • E.A.T.: 3 easy steps to transition to a plant-based diet
  • the why and how of a vegan diet for dogs and cats
  • nonhuman consciousness and personhood
  • an exploration of one or more issues of animal exploitation and abuse
  • how you can become involved as an animal rights activist



All events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information, please see the contact information in the event listing, or contact Jan Allegretti
*All times are Pacific Time unless otherwise noted.*

Friday, July 23
Podcast: “Can Companion Animals be Vegan?”

Jan Allegretti will be a guest on Teach Me to Vegan, a podcast offered by the outstanding animal advocacy organization Animal Protection New Mexico. Jan and host Tony Quintana will discuss the many ways feeding our dogs and cats a vegan diet is beneficial for them as well as for animals used as food, and for the environment. She’ll share strategies for helping your nonhuman family members make the transition, and explain how easy it is to feed a truly nutritious diet using her Fresh & Flexible™ meal plan.

Sunday, August 1
Editorial: “A New Approach to Optimizing Nutrition for Dogs and Cats”

This cutting-edge article by Jan Allegretti, D.Vet.Hom., will appear in the International Animal Health Journal, a peer-reviewed professional journal of the veterinary, pharmaceutical, and animal food development industries. In her editorial, Jan points to the ways our current feeding practices undermine the health of dogs and cats, and explains why her Fresh & Flexible™ meal plan is the most effective way to meet the unique nutritional needs of every canine and feline family member.




March 12 through March 19
Streaming online.
The Plant-Powered Dog Food Summit
Have you ever wished you could feed your dog delicious, nutritious meals WITHOUT meat and other animal products?
Well, you can! Join Jan Allegretti and 16 other experts as as they explain how, at the first Plant-Powered Dog Food Summit. Each day is packed with essential information, including:

  • little-known facts about how the animal-agriculture and pet food industries may be making your dog sick,
  • which foods promote cancer and which foods prevent it,
  • how to create nutritious, stress-free, home-prepared vegan meals your dog will love,
  • how to increase your dog’s health and longevity with compassion for all animals,
  • and much more!

Sign up for the Plant-Powered Dog Food Summit and gain the knowledge and confidence to raise a thriving, plant-powered dog!

Click here to register today and claim your complimentary BONUS GIFT!


Thursday, March 1, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Saguaro Lake, Mesa, Arizona.
“The Practicality of Changing to a Plant-Based Diet,” a presentation at the 2018 Advanced Meeting in Veterinary Homeopathy.
Contact: Pitcairn Institute of Veterinary Homeopathy.

Sunday, March 4, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Saguaro Lake, Mesa, Arizona.
“Treatment of Wildlife: ‘Lumpy Jaw’ in Deer,” a presentation at the 2018 Advanced Meeting in Veterinary Homeopathy.
Contact: Pitcairn Institute of Veterinary Homeopathy.

Wednesday, May 16, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Sudhana Center, 225 Hope Street, Ukiah, California.
Unlocking the Cage, a documentary about the work of the Nonhuman Rights Project to establish legal personhood for nonhuman animals. Screening and discussion led by Jan Allegretti, Bhikshuni Heng Yin, and Ron Epstein. This event is co-sponsored by CARE: Compassion for Animals, Respect for the Earth and Dharma Realm Buddhist University.
Contact: CARE: Compassion for Animals, Respect for the Earth on Facebook or Dharma Realm Buddhist University

Saturday, May 26, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Emerald Pharms Cannabis Dispensary and Resource Center, 13371 U.S. Hwy 101, Hopland, California.
“Cannabis for Companion Animals,” mini-workshop and Q&A.
Contact: Emerald Pharms, (707) 669-4819.

Wednesday, June 6, 11:00 p.m. to midnight
KPFZ Radio, Lakeport, California.
“Home Health Care for Your Canine Companion,” a radio interview on Earth Wise, hosted by Chloe Karl.
In northern California tune in to 88.1 FM, or stream live at www.KPFZ.org.

Thursday, July 12, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Mendocino Book Company, 102 S. School Street, Ukiah, California
Book signing, discussion, refreshments.
Contact: Mendocino Book Company, MendoBook@pacific.net, (707) 468-5940

Saturday, August 11, 1: 00 to 4:00 p.m.
California Healing Institute, Boonville, California.
“Holistic Cannabis Therapy for Animals,” an introductory class for those who are new to holistic healing modalities, and for those who have experience using natural medicines for themselves and want to learn how to use them to care for their animal companions. We’ll discuss the simple steps you can take to create a foundation of good health, so your nonhuman friends can get the most benefit from natural medicines. We’ll explore a variety of healing modalities, and the benefits they can offer.  You’ll gain an understanding of how cannabis works, and how you can safely use it to address a range of injuries and illnesses.
Contact: Wendy Read, (707) 895-9074, care@caretakersgarden.org.

Sunday, September 16, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Wag Hotel, 25  14th Street, San Francisco, California.
Book signing and fundraiser for Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch in Napa Valley, California. 30% of book sales will benefit JARR. Everyone who attends will be entered to win a 2-night stay in Wag Hotel’s Ultra Suite–a $300 value!

Tuesday, November 13, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Online Webinar: National Center for Homeopathy.
“The Holistic Medicine Chest–for the Animals You Care For,” an online webinar for beginners and experienced users of homeopathy, as well as practitioners. Learn how you can create a first-aid kit to treat the most common injuries and illnesses–all with just 15 homeopathic remedies, herbs, and medicinal foods. Hosted by the National Center for Homeopathy.
Contact: Deb Dupnik, ddupnik@homeopathycenter.org.