Whether you are interested in taking the first steps towards veterinary acupuncture or you are an established acupuncturist looking to further their skills, the ABVA has something for you.

Taking place at venues around the UK, our courses are taught by lecturers with a wealth of experience and a real passion for their subject. Teaching is friendly, informal and contains a practical content far higher than your average CPD. They are great value too!

Browse our upcoming courses below - if you have any questions or would like to make an enquiry about our teaching or any other aspect of veterinary acupuncture, please get in touch using our contact form.

Please note that you must be a qualified veterinary surgeon and a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons to attend an ABVA course.

Upcoming Courses

Small Animal Case-Based Recap Day
4th June 2018

Location: The Farnham Hog's Back HotelFarnhamSurreyGU10 1EXTel: 01252 782 345This beautiful hotel is offering exclusive room rate discounts to ABVA Members attending these courses. Book the night before your course for £89 any any additional nights for £99, including breakfast.

Price: £250 ABVA Members£300 Non MembersThis course is running alongside the Electroacupuncture Day (5th June) and the Equine Recap Day (6th June). Book two days and receive £25 off, book all three and get £50 off!

A one-day course designed to refresh your knowledge and assist in your approach to clinical cases.

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ABVA Foundation Course in Veterinary Acupuncture - Autumn
Provisional Dates: 29/30th October and 26/27th November

Location: TO BE CONFIRMED

Price: £1200 (ealry bird rate of £1000 if booked 6 weeks in advance)

The ABVA Foundation Course is primarily a practical one for veterinary surgeons who are new
to acupuncture or those who wish to refresh their knowledge. The information we give you
stands firmly on a Western clinical diagnosis and an understanding of acupuncture’s
neurophysiological mechanisms; but to broaden your experience we would like to introduce you
to some of the historical and traditional concepts from which this ancient form of medicine
evolved. This is just the beginning of this fascinating subject. 

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Acupuncture For The Sporting Dog
30th November 2018

Location: SMART Veterinary Clinic
Swansea
SA7 9LH

Price: ABVA Members £250
Non-Members £300
(£25 discount of booked alongside Acupuncture for the Neurological Patient running on 1st December)

Keeping your dog fit and active - sports medicine not just for the athlete but for every young dog that does not want to be a couch potato

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Acupuncture for the Neurological Patient
1st December 2018

Location: SMART Veterinary Clinic
Swansea
SA7 9LH

Price: ABVA Members £250
Non-Members £300
(£25 discount of booked alongside Acupuncture for the Sporting Dog running on 30th November)

A brand new one day course looking at the integration of acupuncture into the management of common neurological cases.  The day is comprised of lectures, practicals and case discussion to refresh your existing skills and to learn new techniques which will improve your confidence and expertise in this field.

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Fascia and the Veterinary Patient
14th December 2018

Location: SMART Veterinary Clinic
Swansea
SA7 9LH

Price: ABVA Members £250
Non-Members £300

A brand new one day course exploring the links between movement, pain and fascia.  Those of you who attended the ABVA Spring Meeting last year will remember Lowri's fascinating introduction to this subject - here is the course you have been waiting for!

 

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Other Courses

Equine Acupuncture Recap Day
6th June 2018

Location: The Farnham Hog's Back HotelFarnhamSurreyGU10 1EXTel: 01252 782 345This beautiful hotel is offering exclusive room rate discounts to ABVA Members attending these courses. Book the night before your course for £89 any any additional nights for £99, including breakfast.

Price: £250 ABVA Members£300 Non MembersThis course is running alongside the Small Animal Recap Day (4th June) and the Electroacupuncture Day (5th June). Book two days and receive £25 off, book all three and get £50 off!

Equine Recap Day: Here is an opportunity to brush up on understanding the pertinent physiology of acupuncture, approaches to treating common equine conditions, and discussion of point selections and needling techniques. Bring along cases to discuss including things that you like and don’t like about your experiences with acupuncture!

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Electroacupuncture Day
5th June 2018

Location: The Farnham Hog's Back HotelFarnhamSurreyGU10 1EX Tel: 01252 782 345This beautiful hotel is offering exclusive room rate discounts to ABVA Members attending these courses. Book the night before your course for £89 any any additional nights for £99, including breakfast.

Price: £360 including AS Super4 Digital EA machine£250 lectures onlyThis course is running alongside the Small Animal Recap Day (4th June) and the Equine Recap Day (6th June). Book two days and receive £25 off, book all three and get £50 off!

An introduction to electroacupuncture for those who have attended ABVA Foundation Course or equivalent. 

  • Course fee includes your electroacupuncture machine (AS Super4 Digital - RRP £294.00 incl VAT) and great lecture schedule
  • Practical sessions in small animal and equine electroacupuncture
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