The upcoming documentary The Dog Doc has received a teaser trailer ahead of its premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, which kicks off this week. Directed by Cindy Meehl (Buck), the film follows Dr. Marty Goldstein, a vet who uses holistic medicine on dogs with startling results.
The Dog Doc will have its world premiere this Sunday (4/28) at Tribeca. For more information, head over to the festival website at TribecaFilm.com.
As a pioneer of integrative medicine, veternarian Dr. Marty Goldstein has been called everything from “maverick” to “miracle-worker.” Attracting four-legged patients from around the world, Dr. Goldstein’s practice, Smith Ridge Veterinary Center, provides holistic treatment for animals after other vets have given up hope.In THE DOG DOC, director Cindy Meehl (BUCK), goes behind the scenes at Smith Ridge to capture the full drama of “Dr. Marty” and his colleagues’ life-changing commitment to wellness and the astounding results they achieve. Filmed over a 2½ year period, Meehl’s unobtrusive camera highlights the vulnerability of her subjects – canine and human – while tracking each animal’s progress. THE DOG DOC combines the touching stories of families with the hard science of integrative care. By casting an empathetic lens on pets, their owners, and the veterinarians who care for them, THE DOG DOC shows the healing powers of integrative wellness, compassion and hope.