Our Mission

Shaping Leaders in Animal Naturopathy

The mission of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy (ACAN) is to educate pet owners and to shape leaders in animal naturopathy (true natural health care) and raise the profile of the Animal Naturopath, Animal Health Coach, Natural Animal Nutrition Consultant and Natural Animal Health Practitioner through coursework, testing, certification and continuing education of the highest standards and ethics. In so doing our goal is to enhance the public’s trust in the quality of natural/naturopathic animal health care.

Certifying or credentialing forms a basis in which natural animal health practitioners can gain the self-assurance needed in today’s competitive market. Animal owners, consumers and businesses will make decisions based on creditable references from one reliable source as the American Council of Animal Naturopathy.

It is believed this service will undoubtedly improve natural/alternative animal health care delivery, improve public confidence, and create increased opportunities for greater insurance reimbursement for services rendered and practice legislation in states which remain resistant to natural or alternative animal health care licensure.

ACAN believes that in order to be an effective leader in animal naturopathy, one must share their knowledge and create more leaders rather than harboring it and only creating more followers.

Certification through A.C.A.N., as a professional in your field showcases your commitment, experience and dedication to consumers seeking your services and can lead to higher visibility, opportunities, and employment.

We are not here to convince nor compromise but to share facts; not to persuade but to allow choice; to inform not to force. We are an institute of truth whose primary aim is to educate and inform, about true whole health and well being for everyone and everything on the planet.” ~ Dr. Kim Bloomer and Dr. Jeannie Thomason, Founders of American Council of Animal Naturopathy