Resources For Practitioners


For those interested in continuing education, we've created this page to list upcoming events you may enjoy participating in.


"Holistic medicine can be a great adjunct to traditional veterinary medicine, especially for cases involving chronic pain or chronic illnesses that aren't responding well to traditional treatments."


-Dr. Brooke Groskopf


Best Friends Animal Society Veterinarian





Veterinary Herbal Apprenticeship and Retreat


A 5-part course in Western Veterinary Herbal Medicine


The Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk North Carolina


September 14-16, 2018

October 19-21, 2018

November 10-12, 2018

March 22-24, 2019

April 26-28, 2019


52 IVAS CE awarded for Veterinary Herbal Apprenticeship and Retreat.

(IVAS CE for 2018 35.5; IVAS CE for 2019 16.5)


Registration is open!



2018 Annual Conference


October 4-7, 2018

Kissimmee, FL


Keynote Speaker: Richard E. Palmquist, DVM, GDVCHM (CIVT), CCHVM(IVAS)

26 other amazing speakers will be lecturing as well!


Register at


Download the pre-conference bulletin HERE.


ACVBM Annual Conference


October 3rd, 2018

 Kissimmee, FL


Featuring herbalists Dr. Christopher Hobbs and Guido Masé




VBMA Annual Herbwalk


October 3rd, 2018

 Kissimmee, FL


4 PM - 5:30 PM - led by Christopher Hobbs

Free for VBMA and ACVBM members. registration open soon.



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