Kindred Spirit Kindred Care, LLC.

Shannon Fujimoto Nakaya, DVM

Complementary and adjunct care for dogs and cats with special needs.

Who I Am

Guiding Principles

  • Respect for animals
  • Clinical excellence
  • Honesty


  • Chi Institute, advanced veterinary acupuncture program (2010 to present)
  • Traditional Chinese Medical College of Hawaii, courses in Chinese herbology (2007-2008)
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, basic veterinary acupuncture program (2005-2006)
  • Boston University School of Public Health, study in medical ethics (2002)
  • Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (1991-1995)
  • Wellesley College, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (1984-1988)
  • Pearl City High School (1984). (Yup. Local grown. Went away. Came back.)

Work Experience

  • Kindred Spirit Kindred Care, LLC (2004-present)
  • Windhover Veterinary Center (1995-2004)
  • South Bay Veterinary Associates (1989-1996)
  • American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture
  • Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association
  • International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society