Certified Veterinary Homeopath, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist and Emergency Medicine Veterinarian
Veterinary Homeopath certified by the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH)
There are about 600 veterinary homepaths in the U.S. With about 25% certified.
- Completed all basic and advanced courses in veterinary homeopathy
- Certification by the AVH involves submitting medical cases over a one-year period and completing a rigorous written exam.
- Attend continuing education lectures and conferences in person or online.
Veterinary Acupuncturist certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (I.V.A.S.)
There are several thousand veterinary acupuncturists in the U.S with about 50% certified.
Acupuncture works best to treat mild pain due to early arthritis, or slipped discs, whereas as homeopathy works best with chronic disease, which is more than 90% of the cases.
- Certification achieved by completing a case for approval, a four hour written exam, an oral, acupuncture point exam on a real dog and horse and a 40-hour internship. Continuing education is required to maintain certification.
- Attend continuing education seminars offered by the I.V.A.S., American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association and American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture.
Emergency medicine veterinarian for over 14 years.