Holistic Vet

At Ziggys, we are fortunate to have two amazing Holistic Vets on our team.
Introducing Dr Julia Ledger-Muennich. Julia specialises in Veterinary Acupuncture, Food Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr Julia Ledger-Muennich is a Holistic Vet  who believes in treating the root cause of illness, and not simply the symptoms. Many insurance policies cover holistic treatment, and our team can help you with this. 
To find out more about Julia's specialisms please click here:
Julia also runs her own Veterinary practice, ChiroVet Kent, based in Ashford.
Read Dr Julia Ledger-Muennich's reviews here.
To book an appointment with Dr Julia, please email info@ziggyspetsupplies.co uk or call 01342 822 936  and our team will be able to assist you. 
Appointments will be at our practice in Forest Row, East Sussex. The following pricing structure applies;
Initial Consultation and Advice;
Horses £140-£160 plus call out fee
Dogs & Cats - £140
Small Animal Cancer Consultation & Treatment - £200 (second consultation £140)
Follow Up Appointments:  
Horses- £140-£160 plus call out fee
Dogs & Cats - £100
Small Animal Cancer Consultation & Treatment - £100


Dr Sonya Leggett, our founder, specialises in Nutrition, Acupuncture and Homeopathic Remedies. To arrange a Zoom Consultation for a homeopathic remedy or nutrition advice with Dr Sonya, please email info@ziggyspetsupplies.co.uk.  

The following charges apply for Zoom consultations;   

1 hour Zoom consultation: £67

30 minute Zoom consultation: £45

Please note, Dr Sonya Leggett is currently unavailable for face to face consultations. 

A message from Dr Sonya Leggett:

As a holistic vet, I like to spend time with each patient looking beyond symptoms to your pet’s character, emotions and environment, as well as past illnesses and diet. In this way, I can find the very best remedy or treatment, taking into careful consideration all the factors which may affect your pet’s health and wellbeing. I may use a variety of approaches or therapies, depending on my observations:


a system of medicine based on the principle of ‘let like be cured by likes’. We use medicines from animal, vegetable or mineral sources and more recently, man-made substances. We find the correct stimulus to encourage the body’s natural ability to heal itself and also take care to remove or minimise anything that may stop that healing process.


Herbal medicine 

using plants to heal as people have done for centuries, now verified as a safe and scientifically-sound approach, backed by detailed knowledge of plant chemistry and botanical therapeutics.


Many pet foods, even expensive brands, don’t adequately meet the dietary needs of animals. Ill-health and behavioural problems can be the result. Raw food and a specifically-formulated diet is the way to go.

Allopathic medicine 

while complementary treatments are always my first choice, I wouldn’t hesitate to use other medication if that was the best option for your pet.


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Surgery Veterinary

We work closely with The Forest Vet, Maresfield. If your pet requires something we can't offer, such as advanced surgery, please click here