Animals are also treated by performing acupuncture on them, this method is called veterinary acupuncture.The association was formed in 1998. It is a hotspot for correspondence, proceeding with training, and backing for Veterinary Acupuncturists in the United States. It is based in Tennesse. Dr. Keum Hwa Choi, president of AAVA is an associate professor and department chief of the Complementary & Alternative Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine in Minnesota University. Patricia Baley was the past president of AAVA.Its membership benefits include access to the American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (AJTCVM) which is the official journal of AAVA. It also provides access to the members-only section of their web site. AAVA organizes regional continuing education meetings specially for its members, opportunity for advanced certification and the annual membership meeting.
International membership is given to the licensed veterinarians outside USA. Students of veterinary colleges in USA can apply for student membership. The association conducts FAAVA certification (Fellow of American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture) which is a prestigious certification for veterinary graduates. AAVA strives to promote training in acupuncture for animals. The prominent Veterinary Medical Association of America admitted the association in the House of Delegates (HOD) as a Constituent Allied Veterinary Organization in 2014. Its highlighted upcoming events are IVAS course on Veterinary Laser AcupunctureRead More»