Alternative Equine Health Care Organization Links

Online resources for alternative and holistic equine health care organizations.

Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH)

  • Certifies veterinary homeopaths
  • Keeps a directory of qualified homeopathic practitioners

The American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA)

  • Keeps a directory of certified acupuncturists

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA)

  • Hosts annual conference
  • Supports research projects in alternative medicine
  • Publishes a journal covering all aspects of alternative medicine
  • Keeps a directory of holistic practitioners but does not have a certification program

American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA)

  • Certifies veterinary chiropractors
  • Keeps a directory of certified chiropractic practitioners

Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine

  • Teaches basic and advanced courses in veterinary acupuncture and herbology
  • Has advanced training
  • Keeps a directory of certified acupuncturists

The Healing Oasis Wellness Center

  • Hosts spinal manipulative course for veterinarians
  • Has continuing education courses in other complementary fields
  • Keeps a directory of certified practitioners

The Humane Society 262-884-9549

  • Works hard to rescue pets and support adoption

International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)

  • Hosts a certification course in acupuncture for veterinarians worldwide
  • Keeps a directory of certified acupuncturists

National Center for Homeopathy

  • Has lists of homeopathic practitioners, some are vets, many are for humans

Options for Animals International Global Headquarters & Options for Animals International Academy of Animal Chiropractic

  • Hosts a certification course for veterinarians, veterinary students and licensed human chiropractors


  • Great guide on smoking’s impact on pets and how pets and families can be healthier without cigarettes

Veterinary Botanical Medicine

  • Website has information on herbs for animal owners

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