Holistic Wellness For Dogs

Learn How To Achieve and Maintain Holistic Wellness With Your Dog and earn a certificate of completion


This program is an online learning experience, designed for anyone who is interested in taking a more natural approach to caring for their dog’s wellbeing, from species specific nutrition through to wellness maintenance and simple changes you can make to promote vitality and longevity in your canine companion.

Holistic Wellness For Dogs Program focuses on a naturopathic approach to species-appropriate nutrition for our carnivore companion, (yes, dogs are true carnivores) while using a holistic/naturopathic foundation for creating a toxin-free environment for your dog, in which to thrive.

The goal is to educate you, the pet owner, on how to properly implement a species appropriate raw diet along with holistic, naturopathic principles to promote health and vitality in your canine companion. This program will also empower you to take responsibility and make informed decisions about your dog’s health.

This program will be your guide, step by step!


Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to feed and care for your dog as nature intended and watch them thrive!

The Holistic Wellness For Dogs Program covers the following:

  • Empower you to make choices for your dog’s health from a holistic/naturopathic point of view.
  • Are Dogs Truly Carnivores?
  • Benefits of Feeding Raw.
  • How to safely switch your dog’s diet to raw; providing you with step-by-step guidance, removing all the guesswork for you.
  • Teach you about healthier, natural options when it comes to your dog’s environment, and lifestyle.
  • Toxic Chemical Free Living
  • Building A Strong Immune System
  • Vaccination concerns
  • Detoxing & The Healing Response
  • Natural Remedies for Total Wellness
  • Emotional Wellness and more!

The Holistic Wellness For Dogs program includes audios, videos, and handouts.

(Recommended books must be purchased separately)

This certificate class (earn a certificate of completion) may be taken for 20 learning units of continuing education credit if you are a graduate of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy or one of our educational partners.

Enroll with payment plan

***PLEASE NOTE*** This course is provided on a payment plan with a drip schedule of content released after each payment is received.

Do you want to know if this course/program is right for you? Check out our free Introductory class - "Dogs, Dogs, Dogs" HERE


As in most educational courses, you will be required to purchase books and/or DVDs in addition to the course/module fee. Each class has its own required text book reading as well as essays or projects that are used to determine a passing grade before the student can proceed to the next class. The costs for books or extra materials will vary depending on whether you buy used or new or if you already have the material in your libaray. We estimate the additional costs to be about $70.00 - give or take.

Online Course Refund Policy

Potential students should carefully review our class and certification course outlines prior to enrolling. If you have any questions about the suitability of the content and whether our programs are for you, please e-mail us through our contact form during normal business hours 10:00 am to 6:00 pm MT Monday through Friday.

Due to the nature of online content, we cannot issue refunds for our classes or courses once a username and password have been issued.


The American Council of Animal Naturopathy is privately owned and operated, not government-funded.


NOTE: Even though the American Council of Animal Naturopathy is a privately owned and operated entity, we still uphold the first amendment in respecting and protecting the religious liberty rights of our instructors and students of all faiths or none. You may find statements within the books, articles, audios or videos within the class work that speak of personal spiritual beliefs of the author or speaker.

A.C.A.N. Certified Animal Naturopaths, Animal Health Coaches and practitioners certified in animal naturopathy or nutrition do not provide medical diagnosis, prescribe medications or perform surgical procedures. A.C.A.N. expects Certified Animal Naturopaths and those certified in animal naturopathy only provide the professional services set out in the Scope of Practice and strictly adhere to the Code of Ethics identified on this website. A.C.A.N. cannot be held responsible for anyone not acting within the Scope of Practice or not adhering to the Code of Ethics herein.