Natural Health Care for Animals

Natural Health Care for Animals Online Course

$ 800.00$ 595.00

Product Description

The course covers holistic therapies such as naturopathy, homeopathy, herbal treatments, tactile therapy, and natural nutrition and discusses a range of conditions that affect domestic animals and provides a range of natural ideas and solutions for treating these conditions, as such, it complements traditional training in Animal Health Care.

It has been written to give people an overview of philosophies associated with this diverse and interesting topic. It deals with possible remedies for different common animal problems and conditions.  This online animal natural health care course is suitable for anyone employed in any capacity with animals, from horse trainers to pet shop employees.

Course Aims:

  • Explain the principles and benefits of natural animal health care
  • Recognise common signs of ill health in different animals
  • Explain the principles of natural nutrition for animals
  • Describe requirements for preventative health care in animals
  • Recognise common diseases, health problems and natural treatments for those problems in domestic animals
  • Develop an understanding of natural treatments for health problems in animals.
  • Recognise some common diseases, health problems and natural treatments for those problems in livestock
  • Develop a natural treatment plan for a specific health problem of an animal


IICT approved provider

Course Outline

There are 8 lessons in this course:

    1. Introduction to Natural Animal Health Care
      • Limitations of Conventional Medicine
      • Holistic Treatments, Homeopathy
      • Flower Essences
      • Naturopathy
      • Natural Nutrition
      • Tactile Therapy (Massage, Equine Tactile Therapy, Bowen Therapy, Canine Myofunctional Therapy, Physiotherapy, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Microcurrent, Microwave Therapies, Ayurvedic Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine)
      • Benefits of Natural Health Care
      • Codes of Practice for Animal Welfare
      • Health & Safety in Veterinary Practice (Separating Animals, Infectious Diseases, Containing Disease, Disposal of Dead/Infected Tissues, Dangerous Non-Animal Wastes, Storage & Handling of Supplements/Equipment).


    1. Signs of Ill Health
      • Normal Vital Signs
      • Recognising Ill health
      • Disease Diagnosis
      • Homeopathic Remedies
      • Signs of Shock
      • Signs of Internal Bleeding
      • Signs of Poisoning
      • First Aid


    1. Natural Nutrition for Animals
      • The Effect of Modern Living on Domestic Animals
      • Processed Pet Foods
      • Effect of Poor Nutrition on Animal Behaviour
      • Good Nutrition for Domesticated Animals (Carbohydrates, Protein, Fats/Lipids, Minerals, Vitamins, Supplements, Recipes)
      • Nutritional Problems in Animals (Allergies, Dermatitis, Overweight, Underweight, Liver Disease, Livestock (Mineral supplements for farm animals, Nutritional Supplements)


    1. Holistic Health Care – Maintaining Health
      • Creating a Healthy Environment (Domestic pets, Livestock)
      • Health Maintenance
      • Preventing Arthritis in Dogs
      • The Vaccination Debate
      • Pet Dental Care
      • Flea Control
      • Disease Prevention in Livestock
      • Preventing Disease in Poultry
      • Avian Influenza


    1. Holistic Health Care – Treating Health Problems
      • Naturopathic Treatment
      • Homeopathic Treatment
      • Herbalism
      • Treating Common Ailments (Arthritis, Skin Problems, Digestive Complaints, Diabetes, Dental Problems )
      • Pain Management
      • Identifying Pain
      • Pain Relief Medication
      • Herbal Treatments
      • Homeopathy
      • Flower Essences
      • Physical Therapy
      • Equine Tactile Therapy
      • Bowen Therapy
      • Canine Myofunctional Therapy
      • Behavioural Problems (Dogs-excessive barking, digging, aggression, phobias; Cats … urine spraying, scratching furniture, aggression; Birds)


    1. Animal Diseases & Health Problems (Domestic Animals)
      • Dogs
      • Distemper
      • Heartworm
      • Parvo virus
      • Hydatid Disease
      • Cats
      • Ringworm
      • Feline Aids – Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, Hairballs, Feline Herpes Virus or Cat Flu
      • Rodents – Respiratory problems and Mycoplasma, Abscesses
      • Reptiles – Mouth Rot or Canker (Stomatitis)
      • cytoparasites (Mites)
      • Pneumonia
      • Fish
      • Cage Birds


    1. Animal Diseases & Health Problems (Livestock)
      • Notifiable Diseases
      • Control of Internal Parasites
      • Horses (Tetanus, Lock Jaw, Strangles, Parasites, Colic, Equine Influenza)
      • Cattle (Parasites, Mastitis)
      • Pigs (Exudative Epidermitis of pigs (Greasy Pig), Leptospirosis, Parasites)
      • Sheep (Enterotoxemia (Pulpy Kidney)
      • Cutaneous Myiasis (Blow Fly strike)
      • Poultry (Newcastle Disease (NCD)
      • Yolk Sac Infection
      • Infectious Bronchitis (IB)


  1. Animal Health Care Case Study Research Project
    • Evaluate symptoms of ill-health displayed by an animal, determine the problem and decide on a natural course of treatment for the specific health problem suffered by the animal. Develop a management plan that the owner of the animal can undertake to help treat the problem and relieve associated pain and discomfort.


"Im really enjoying the courses. as I have said before. You dont hand feed the student information, they have to look for it themselves through other means. This I think is important as it make the student think outside the box so to speak. I cant wait to complete more courses with your team."

Samantha Tointon

Natural Animal Health Care Student


"It was a great course to begin with, after not having studied for 30 years. For the most part the course was easy to understand and follow."

Susan Voice

Natural Health Care for Animals Student