Certified Small Animal Natural Health Coach

Gain nationally recognized qualifications as a Small Animal (dogs and cats) Natural Health Coach (CSAN), Certified in Small Animal Naturopathy, with our animal naturopathy focused certification program via online distance learning.

Course Description
Certified Small Animal Natural Health Coach/Small Animal Naturopathy (dogs and cats)

Naturopathy is NOT a method for health, it is a lifestyle that encourages and builds health!
This certification program is designed for those who are working with dogs and/or cats or who wish to work with them as a natural animal health coach/practitioner, providing education, advice and support for clients and their animals to improve, achieve and maintain true health through natural means.

If you are a groomer, breeder, small animal business owner, dog trainer, etc. who wants to take an active role in improving animal health naturally, then this is the program for you.

With a focus on the principles of animal naturopathy, species specific nutrition and total wellness – mind, body and spirit, this program will educate the student in how to be an effective naturopathic, small animal, natural health coach/consultant/practitioner.

Is This Certification Program For You?

Our certification courses are rigorous, challenging and engaging. Not only will this certification program transform the way you think about natural animal health, it will transform the way you go about helping animals thrive!

We invite you to take one or more of our free introductory classes to get an idea of what we teach BEFORE committing to taking our certification programs.

Courses within this Certification Program:

These courses can be enrolled in with tuition paid in full, up front, giving you access to all the courses at once with the consulting course and the certification exam included or they can be enrolled in and tuition paid – one course at a time. The certification examination will be: $199.00

Enroll in full certification program which includes the consulting/coaching course and certification exam for FREE:


Enroll in one class at a time for this certification course/program.Begin with the first course now:


Please Note:

When you are taken to the enrollment form after paying the tuition, please be sure to check that you are enrolling in the small animal health coach/small animal naturopathy certification course.

There is a three-year time limit on completion of the Small Animal Certificate Course. We do understand extenuating circumstances, and any reasonable request for a time extension on course work completion will be reviewed individually.

A computer (or laptop) and a basic technical knowledge of working online is required for our classes and courses. The longer audios in our classes will not download on to a mobile device.

As in most educational courses, the student 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 cost of these materials will vary with each class module. As you enter other classes the costs may drop or rise depending on the class as you will have some of the materials from previous class modules now in your possession.


Online Course Refund Policy

Please take at least one of our free introductory classes and carefully review our certificate 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 do NOT issue refunds for our classes or courses once a username and password have been issued. NO exceptions!


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.