AVCA Approved Seminars for Recertification

The importance of professional development can’t be overemphasized, especially in a field as vital as animal health care. The ACCC/AVCA is committed to promoting life-long continual improvement for those who have earned certification in animal chiropractic. ACCC/AVCA Certificants have a common desire and willingness to keep abreast of the latest research, knowledge and techniques.

Ongoing Continuing Education Opportunities

Please note that an ACCC/AVCA Certified Doctor may audit basic animal chiropractic program modules from any of the AVCA approved basic program providers for approved hours. Approved program listing link can be found under Certification. Please contact the program directly for audit information.

It’s the Place to Be! Earn 20 Approved Hours

November 13-15, 2020, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, Santa Ana Pueblo (Near Albuquerque), New Mexico


Please contact the following sources for more e-learning information:

Upcoming Seminar List


February 13 – 17, 2020 – Caribbean Cruise Academy for the Advancement of Animal Chiropractic Seminar Cruise, Western Caribbean Cruise departing Fort Lauderdale, Florida (AVCA Seminar Approval #1916) 19.0 hours (13 Clinical, 4 Scientific, 2 Practice Management). Contact AAAC, Phone: 503-893-4861, Email:  animalchiros@gmail.com

November 13-15, 2020 - PLAN TO ATTEND NOW – 2020 AVCA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, Santa Ana Pueblo (near Albuquerque), New Mexico. Speaker Call opens late January 2020



April 11-14, 2019 – New York  Equine Osteopathy-Not Just another Manual Therapy; Osteopathy for Dogs and Cats, Ellicottville, New York (AVCA Seminar Approval #1809) 21.5 Hours (21.5 Clinical). Contact Cynthia Lankenau, DVM, Phone 716-941-9477, Email cyndvm@gmail.com

April 11-14, 2019 – Illinois Applied Kinesiology and Functional Neurology 1 &2, Naperville, Illinois (AVCA Seminar Approval #1903) 30 Hours (19 Clinical, 11 Scientific). Contact Carl DeStefano, DC, Phone 630-440-8522, Email crl1d@cs.com

April 18-22, 2019 – Carribean Cruise  Academy for the Advancement of Animal Chiropractic Seminar Cruise, Carribean Cruise departing Fort Lauderdale, Florida (AVCA Seminar Approval #1901) 16.0 hours (9 Clinical, 6 Scientific, 1 Practice Management). Contact AAAC, Phone 503-893-4861, Email animalchiros@gmail.com

May 17-19, 2019 – Wisconsin- VSMT-Intensive Review of Anatomy & Motion Palpation of the Cervical, Thoracic Region and Thoracic Limb, Sturtevant, WI (AVCA Seminar Approval #1904) 18 CEU’s (9 Clinical, 9 Scientific), Contact Pedro Rivera, DVM, Phone 262-898-1680, Email contact@healingoasis.edu

May 25-26, 2019 – Arkansas  Structural Analysis, Gait Evaluation and Chiropractic Correction in Canine and Equine Patients, William Schmidt, DC, Hot Springs, AR (AVCA Seminar Approval #1902) 12 CEU’s (8 Clinical, 4 Scientific). Contact Sandy Deary, DVM, Phone 501-623-7387, Email sandy.hatch1@hotmail.com

May 31-June 2, 2019 – Wisconsin Foundations of Applied Kinesiology for Animals, Sturtevant, WI (AVCA Seminar Approval #1905) 22 CEU’s (13 Clinical, 9 Scientific). Contact Pedro Rivera, DVM, Phone 252-898-1680, Email contact@healingoasis.edu

June 22-23, 2019 – Ohio Advanced Musculoskeletal Exam, Cranial Sacral, Spinal Manipulative Therapy and Acupuncture, Powell, OH (AVCA Seminar Approval #1908) 14 CEU’s (14 Clinical). Contact International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) office Phone 970-266-0666, Email office@ivas.org

June 28-30, 2019 – Wisconsin Functional and Clinical Neurology for Practitioners Providing Rehabilitation Therapy, Sturtevant, WI (AVCA Seminar Approval #1906) 16 CEU’s (1 Clinical, 15 Scientific). Contact Pedro Rivera, DVM, Phone 252-898-1680, Email contact@healingoasis.edu

September 7-10, 2019 – Tennessee 2019 AHVMA Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (AVCA Seminar Approval #1907) 15 CEU’s (3 Clinical, 12 Scientific), Specific Lectures. Contact the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) office, Phone 410-569-0795, Email office@ahvma.org

November 1-3, 2019 – Illinois Integration and Understanding: The Missing Links to Recovery (2019 Convention), Lombard, IL (AVCA Approval Pending) 18 CEU’s (18 Scientific). Contact Pedro Rivera, DVM, Phone 252-898-1680, Email contact@healingoasis.edu

November 8-10, 2019 – Tucson Arizona AVCA Annual Conference, Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona, Find more information at http://avca.regstep.com/ Online registration open thru October 29th. After October 29th, onsite registration at conference.

December 5-8, 2019 – Illinois  Applied Kinesiology and Functional Neurology 3 & 4, Naperville, IL (AVCA Approval /Application Pending), Contact Health Pioneers Institute, Phone 630-208-7760, Email crl1d@cs.com


Click here to reach continuing education standards and application to submit a seminar for approval.